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May 17, 2019
To help you get the most out of #ASCO19, I'm sharing a vlog on networking (it's not as scary as you think!) and strategies for organizing your schedule and maximizing your face time with the people you want to meet.
May 16, 2019
My patient had struggled emotionally throughout the course of her cancer treatment, until the day I walked into the room and noticed a profound change.
May 16, 2019
"As women in oncology, we have so many common stories and so much to learn from one another," writes Dr. Jane Lowe Meisel.
May 15, 2019
If we are to achieve a world without the fear of cancer, we must combine forces and work together as never before to learn from every patient’s experience to benefit those who come afterward. 
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Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FASCO

Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FASCO, is a medical oncologist and Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is an ASCO Past President, and currently serves as a member of the CancerLinQ Physician Advisory Committee and the Cost of Cancer Task Force.

Dec 29, 2009
So... I've been thinking about how to use our existing data repositories for measuring cancer outcomes and for comparative effectiveness. QOPI is a great start (here)—it is oncologist-driven and adaptable; the...
Apr 22, 2009
Another study, demonstrating the clinical utility of Clinical Information Technology (CIT)—including some positive influence on mortality and cost of care, albeit in non-oncology conditions, was published earlier this year.
Apr 11, 2009
A large, longitudinal study of EHR introduction in a not-for profit integrated health system shows a reduction in outpatient visits, an increase in virtual patient visits (either scheduled telephone visits or online through a patient portal), and maintenance of patient satisfaction.
Mar 12, 2009
Last week, I participated in a panel on cancer survivorship, chaired by melanoma survivor Sam Donaldson, formerly the White House correspondent of ABC News, at the NCCN conference in...
Feb 16, 2009
We initially put desktop computers into our exam rooms about three years ago. Like a lot of new tools, my colleagues and I have been variously...
Jan 23, 2009
Incentives for ePrescribingThe Wall Street Journal has a story last week on ePrescribing, written by Laura Landro, a WSJ managing editor and...

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