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Aug 09, 2018
"You're an oncologist? How can you do it?" Radiation oncologists chimed in on Twitter about the rewards of the job.
Aug 08, 2018
Dr. Raj Mohan looks at surgical oncology through the lens of the saying that "the proof of the pudding is in the eating": ultimately, the outcome matters more than the process.
Aug 07, 2018
I spoke with our current ASCO president about her theme for the year, her work with the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, and her frontier spirit.
Aug 06, 2018
A patient who refused chemotherapy offered Dr. Erika Hamilton a lesson in compromise. 
Aug 01, 2018
I love talking with those patients who are in their 80s and beyond, who have seen so much and have so much to teach me.
Jul 31, 2018
A precision therapy was indicated and available for my patient, but we lost the window of opportunity to administer it safely.
Jul 25, 2018
The 13th Best of ASCO Lebanon meeting was a great success. Is there a BOA in your area? If not, I encourage you to learn more about organizing one.

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Pashtoon Murtaza Kasi, MD
Aug 18, 2018
Similar to how things have evolved for pancreas cancer, genetic testing should be considered or at least discussed with ALL patients...

Alicia K. Morgans, MD, MPH, BA
Aug 17, 2018
Course Faculty Response 1.  Front line treatment for mHSPC is standard and not affected (yet) by DRD status.  Testing the...

Gladell P Paner,
Aug 17, 2018
Course Faculty Response 1. Advanced and mCRPC are enriched with biallelic inactivation of DNA-repair genes. In metastatic prostate...

Anis Toumeh, MD
Aug 14, 2018
In regards to question #2: with most patients having bone predominant disease and the challenges that can come up with doing somatic ...

ASCO University
Aug 13, 2018
Discussion Questions 1.  Is the front line approach to management of patients with DNA repair defects different than the treatment...

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