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Apr 23, 2019
The patients we mentally label as "difficult" are perhaps the ones who need our empathy the most.
Apr 18, 2019
When medical student Andrea Anampa-Guzmán's father was diagnosed with prostate cancer, she realized she needed to take care of herself so she could take care of him. 
Apr 17, 2019
Breakthrough Co-Host Committee chair Dr. Peter P. Yu invites you to a groundbreaking meeting of "firsts."  
Apr 11, 2019
On Christmas morning, I had to tell my beloved father in law that he was dying. 
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Apr 23, 2019
Put everything in your calendar, wear comfortable shoes, and a pro tip on the Starbucks line: Dr. Narjust Duma offers practical advice for oncology trainees headed to the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Apr 09, 2019
Learning how to hit a paper hard with difficult questions and appreciating the nuances in data interpretation should be one of the goals of oncology training, writes Dr. Rajshekhar Chakraborty.
Apr 04, 2019
Dr. Narjust Duma documents her journey through different phases of grief and gratitude as a special patient transfers to hospice care.
Apr 02, 2019
The concept of overdiagnosis must be communicated accurately and in a culturally sensitive way, writes Dr. Aju Mathew. 
Mar 25, 2019
Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa describes the cancer care landscape in Puerto Rico and the discussions that took place in San Juan and Caguas as part of ASCO's ongoing town hall series.
Feb 27, 2019
Dr. Ashley Sumrall fulfilled a dream of performing in the famous Carnegie Hall, and discovered that the practice, teamwork, and commitment required onstage paralleled her work in oncology.

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