Latest Blogs

Apr 01, 2020
Dr. Mona Hassan arrived in the United States excited for professional development and activism opportunities. Within a week, COVID-19 completely derailed her plans.
Apr 01, 2020
The TMPRSS2 protein has a role in both COVID-19 and in prostate cancer, suggesting intriguing avenues of inquiry for researchers engaged in the fight against COVID-19.
Mar 25, 2020
My coauthors and I call on every oncology caregiver and stakeholder to join us in the fight against our lack of information and help us gather the data that will be paramount to guide our practices in this new reality.
Mar 24, 2020
Dr. Anna M. Laucis examines the drivers of professional burnout in oncology, and the devastating cost of failing to acknowledge the effects of burnout.
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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.
Feb 14, 2019
Dr. Suneel D. Kamath was surprised to learn how important laughter and levity can be in the physician-patient relationship.

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