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Apr 01, 2020
Dr. Mona Hassan arrived in the United States excited for professional development and activism opportunities. Within a week, COVID-19 completely derailed her plans.
Apr 01, 2020
The TMPRSS2 protein has a role in both COVID-19 and in prostate cancer, suggesting intriguing avenues of inquiry for researchers engaged in the fight against COVID-19.
Mar 31, 2020
Dr. Inas Abuali attempts to make sense of the shifting tides and what they mean for her patients, colleagues, and loved ones (while maintaining safe social distance from her co-fellows).
Mar 25, 2020
My coauthors and I call on every oncology caregiver and stakeholder to join us in the fight against our lack of information and help us gather the data that will be paramount to guide our practices in this new reality.
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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.