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Jun 10, 2022
Dr. Khalid El Bairi reports on the educational presentations and exciting directions for future research from a recent event organized by young professionals in Taroudant, Morocco.
Jun 10, 2022
At the launch of an innovative partnership to combine medical oncology, hematology, and hospice and palliative medicine into a single fellowship program, Dr. Ramy Sedhom shares perspectives on the value of combined training and the critical function of this new training pathway.
May 26, 2022
"Several valuable lessons can be learned from the Syrian conflict and the immense experience of the Syrian American Medical Society’s (SAMS) efforts, coordination, and contributions developing oncology centers in northern Syria," said Dr. M. Bassel Atassi.
May 24, 2022
As you begin fellowship, "the sheer amount of new knowledge you’re expected to learn [is] like being handed and expected to read a book in a language you barely know," writes Dr. Matthew Kurian.
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Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN, a certified sexuality counselor at CancerCare Manitoba and nurse counselor at the Manitoba Prostate Centre, counsels patients with a history of cancer who are experiencing sexual and relationship challenges. She previously served editor of the Oncology Nursing Forum research journal and is a member of the ASCO Meeting & Member Publications Editorial Board. The author of 13 books, Dr. Katz offers insight for health care providers and consumers on the topics of illness and sexuality, as well as cancer survivorship. Follow Dr. Katz on Twitter @DrAnneKatz.

Dr. Katz was honored with a 2016 APEX Award of Excellence for her ASCOconnection.org blog.

Disclosure.

Oct 06, 2021
When a patient comes to me for help with a problem, I am often the one who learns a life lesson in grace and humanity.
Jul 19, 2021
It seems obvious to me that if we talk about the side effects of treatment to patients, we should talk about all the side effects, including sexual changes.
Jun 03, 2021
Being recognized based on my social media presence can be a little creepy, but there are certainly really good reasons for health care professionals to be active on these platforms.
Mar 30, 2021
There is no timeline on grief, especially now, when the pandemic has increased the experience of loneliness and isolation for so many people. 
Feb 18, 2021
This is a time of significant and multi-layered anxiety, especially for our patients living with and beyond cancer. 
Jan 25, 2021
I’ve been thinking about the word “performance” a lot lately. Why is sexual activity described this way? 

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