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Feb 14, 2019
It's hard enough to try dating again after a cancer diagnosis and treatment, but some of my patients also face strong opposition from their adult children.
Feb 14, 2019
Dr. Suneel D. Kamath was surprised to learn how important laughter and levity can be in the physician-patient relationship.
Feb 11, 2019
When a patient asks, "Why me?", Dr. Stephanie Graff considers that they may not be asking for a list of their cancer risk factors.
Feb 07, 2019
Dr. Gottlieb discusses the FDA's efforts to increase overall efficiency by updating or modernizing aspects of our clinical trials conduct and expediting the end-to-end drug development process, as well as controlling the next generation of tobacco products.
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Adetokunbo Oluwasanjo, MD

Adetokunbo Oluwasanjo, MD, is pursuing a hematology and medical oncology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University and a masters degree in clinical investigation. Her clinical interests include experimental therapeutics and clinical research in patients with breast cancer and hematologic malignancies. Her non-clinical interests include physician wellness, quality improvement, and diversity in health care.

Jan 23, 2019
One of my most challenging clinical experiences is trying to counsel a patient whose preferred treatment is a literal miracle. 
Sep 12, 2017
As fellows, we are the faculty members and program directors of tomorrow, so it really is up to us to make sense of how to maintain the necessary rigor to get through medical training but also how to live and let live while doing it.
Aug 10, 2017
In a divisive time, I look to my patients and see that there is more that unites us than divides us, and this is worth celebrating.
Aug 03, 2017
The line of thinking that women can do without their breasts only makes breast cancer treatment easier for us as physicians, not for our patients. When it's your own body, every organ is vital.
Jul 10, 2017
My father was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer on the night of my very first call as an intern. As his illness progressed, I learned that in the period of dying, between all we can do and nothing we can do, is a sacred space.
Jun 09, 2017
My health is important, just as my job is important. And it is so okay to be a doctor and a patient at the same time.