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Mar 22, 2018
A trial of aqueous lidocaine to manage painful intercourse for breast cancer survivors was a small study with a great magnitude of benefit. Do we need to wait for more data, or can we start applying these findings for our patients today?
Mar 20, 2018
During a weeklong vacation, I made a point of being truly present with my family. What did I learn from unplugging? A lot, actually.
Mar 14, 2018
If we want our patients to have the best possible health outcomes, we need to make sure that their caregivers are also being cared for.
Mar 13, 2018
When I was first asked if I would chair the Cancer Control for Primary Care Course in Bhutan, I immediately exclaimed yes! And then I sheepishly went to look up where exactly Bhutan was on a map.
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International Perspectives

International Perspectives provides an interactive platform for international leaders in their respective fields to share perspectives on oncology topics. International Perspectives contributors are invited to post by invitation from ASCO’s volunteer leadership and key staff.

Aug 07, 2013
This war, which is associated with poor socioeconomic status and deterioration of medical services, affects not only the cancer care but also the academic process and research establishment at Damascus University.
Mar 01, 2013
By Purvish M. Parikh, MD, DNB, FICP, PhD, ECMO, CPI, MBA The cancer menace is really causing a major problem in South Asia. The number of patients now willing to come forward for treatment as well as the actual incidence is increasing. Combined with increased life expectancy, this means the...