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Jun 20, 2019
Key cancer-related topics discussed at the AMA-HOD meeting included alcohol ingestion as a causation risk factor, appropriate guidelines for opioids in the cancer setting, and the use of de-identified patient information.
Jun 19, 2019
"We believe what mattered the most about #ASCO19 is that patients were part of the discussion," write Dr. Mark A. Lewis and Dr. Chadi Nabhan.
Jun 11, 2019
I am excited about the entire Breakthrough program, including a session I am leading on the impact of social media and telehealth on cancer care.
Jun 11, 2019
Real actions that promote women and under-represented groups in medicine are doable, starting today.
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L. Michael Glode, MD, FACP, FASCO

L. Michael Glodé, MD, FACP, FASCO, is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. He previously served as Chair of ASCO's Integrated Media and Technology and Cancer Education Committees. He is the author of prost8blog, a blog to help patients and their families understand various aspects of prostate cancer.

Nov 04, 2015
I think the facet of cancer most commonly misunderstood by non-scientists (patients/families) is heterogeneity. Several presentations at the Prostate Cancer Foundation Annual Retreat touched on this theme.
Aug 05, 2015
Looking back on the 1976 Bonadonna study using CMF chemotherapy in women with breast cancer and positive axillary nodes, I consider what went wrong in the search for similarly effective treatment of prostate cancer.
Jun 03, 2015
As someone who is interested in prostate cancer almost exclusively in my practice, listening to Dr. Nicholas James present the data from the STAMPEDE trial was of high interest.
May 31, 2015
I listened to some of my favorite presenters in my field of interest and got to sample some wonderful biology I would most certainly have missed.
May 30, 2015
I think I may have absorbed more information in this format than the usual scurrying about in Chicago, and my own bed was terrific.
May 26, 2015
This year, I plan to follow the ASCO Annual Meeting from the comfort of my home. It will be the first year of “missing” the Annual Meeting, and one question is whether I will have the discipline to watch enough presentations to feel like I have been sufficiently updated.

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