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Jul 22, 2019
It was challenging to counsel a patient who responded to his cancer diagnosis by having affairs.
Jul 19, 2019
Dr. Zuhir Bodalal wanted to be able to offer chances to patients who would otherwise be out of options, so he needed to find a way to bridge different worlds.
Jul 11, 2019
Consensus among a multidisciplinary team may not be easy, but it is, ultimately, the goal. That, in and of itself, is the definition of quality care.
Jul 08, 2019
How does a group of talented, busy surgeons find the time to change their surgical paradigm? Dr. Nabil P. Rizk and I had an enlightening conversation about cost, value, quality of care, and process improvement.
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Aug 17, 2016
Ms. Edson, whose experience as a clerk in the cancer and AIDS unit of a research hospital informed her prizewinning play Wit, will serve as one of two Keynote Speakers at the 2016 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
Aug 08, 2016
Sign up today for Expert Office Hours: 25-minute one-on-one meetings with leaders in the field of oncology and palliative care for expert guidance regarding your career development, research, or clinical innovation endeavors.
Jun 30, 2016
This year's sessions will feature cutting-edge research and opportunities for oncology, palliative care clinicians, and other health care professionals to network, develop collaborations, learn from one another, and grow professionally.
May 26, 2016
Dr. Teresa Gilewski is honored to serve as Chair of this year’s ASCO Book Club, featuring When Breath Becomes Air, written by Stanford neurosurgery resident Paul Kalanithi, MD, after his diagnosis with metastatic lung cancer at age 36.
Apr 07, 2016
“Before I send in the prescription for this new treatment, let’s make sure you can afford it.” This is something I say in all of my consultations.
Jan 19, 2016
There is plenty of research that proves what we intuitively know: a person who is well informed and invested in her treatment is more likely to seek out the resources she needs to cope with the physical and emotional side effects of rigorous treatment.

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