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May 28, 2020
ASCO20 Virtual is about to begin, and the challenge is finding a way to interact and engage with presenters and other experts in a way we have never done before, writes Dr. Lidia Schapira.
May 27, 2020
The power of touch in this time of physical distancing is top of mind for young adults trying to date, older couples in high-risk groups, and health care professionals who miss the empathy communicated in a handshake or a hug.
May 26, 2020
Stacey Tinianov and I discuss the language of cancer, respecting an individual's context, and empowering patients to be engaged in their care.
May 26, 2020
Dr. Ray Page and I discuss the important role that drug repository programs can play in helping our patients afford their treatment while reducing the financial toll on the cancer care delivery system.
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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.

Jan 18, 2009
We had a paper accepted for publication in JCO, and as a condition of publication we authors are required to transfer the copyright to ASCO, JCO's publisher. This is a similar policy to that of most scientific journals.
Jan 05, 2009
In the University of Michigan Hospital, we went live with the Eclipsys CPOE system in April 2008. My medical informatician colleague, David Hanauer, along with some industrial engineering colleagues, studied the time taken to enter orders before, shortly after, and longer after introduction of CPOE...
Jan 02, 2009
Rounding with the housestaffIn October, I rounded on the inpatient hematology service for two weeks as the inpatient attending. I was with a heme onc fellow and a clinical pharmacist, and two teams each with a Resident, two Interns, and a medical student. The attending is the teacher as well as the...
Jan 01, 2009
Marshfield Clinic's EHR and chronic disease management
Dec 19, 2008
Information at the Point of Care. (I write this while I'm on vacation, four hours from my home and office). My new patient last week was sent by her oncologist in northern Michigan for an opinion regarding his suspicion that she had Hodgkin lymphoma, recurrent within a year after her primary...
Dec 18, 2008
Three recent examples of industries which are moving from paper-based transactions into the online world:Newspapers moving from print to online

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