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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 11, 2015
This year’s Community Research Forum Annual Meeting is right around the corner. As Chair of the CRF Council, I am very excited about the Meeting and would like to invite you to participate in this unique opportunity.
Aug 10, 2015
As oncologists, we discuss the topic of death or face our patients’ fears of death on a daily basis. But how much time do we reflect these encounters back to ourselves and our own lives?
Jul 13, 2015
Making poster/abstract discussions a major part of the General Sessions will highlight important developments that might have been missed by the meeting participants, and recognize the efforts of those colleagues who work hard to improve the state of the art of palliative cancer care.
Jul 07, 2015
Dr. Robert Mayer and Dr. Gabriel N. Hortobagyi were named as distinguished members of the OncLive 2015 Giants in Cancer class.
Jul 01, 2015
Please join the Conquer Cancer Foundation as we extend the momentum of The Campaign to Conquer Cancer. As much as we need your donations to raise $150 million, we need your leadership and your voice even more.
May 26, 2015
Communication is at the very heart of palliative care. Understanding the patient, their family, and their goals is the bedrock upon which all palliative care is built. But how do we teach our colleagues, fellows, residents, and students? 

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