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Jul 08, 2020
A student asked Dr. Tian Zhang about compartmentalizing feelings to avoid burnout. Dr. Zhang recalled an experience from her own medical school days about the neccessity of empathy in patient care.
Jul 07, 2020
Dr. Piyush Srivastava outlines recommendations from the recently released ASCO Special Report provides for oncology practices as they return to more routine care delivery in the pandemic.
Jul 07, 2020
Outpatient oncology clinics can be daunting for a new fellow and the learning curve is steep, but you already have the basic foundations of patient care. You've got this!
Jul 01, 2020
 In this strange and socially distant year, I wanted to offer a few words of encouragement to our medical graduates in Lebanon and around the world.
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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.

Apr 18, 2014
So how did the robot take over? As I recall, it started with "hospital A" buying the fancy robot for their urologists to use, after said urologists insisted that this was the way of the future. The Intuitive Surgical Company did an...
Mar 10, 2014
A new article appeared this week with further fuel for those on the side of intervention (and by implication, pro-screening). Let's remember before we get started that the two...
Feb 07, 2014
Long, long ago, I had just finished my fellowship in medical oncology and moved from Boston to Denver. In the lab, I was working on an obscure enzyme that seemed to differentiate leukemia from normal cells,cystathionase. In...
Jan 15, 2014
These two questions are among the most commonly asked in my clinic, particularly from patients who are recently diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Jun 04, 2012
Since I have no formal training in either of these disciplines, it is either possible (or likely) that I will say things that offend both camps. In three of the presentations at ASCO this week in which I have great interest professionally (prostate cancer), questions have arisen that bring these...
Feb 16, 2011
Finding myself with an extra day prior to the start of ASCO GU, (no offense meant to SUO and ASTRO - just what I have been calling the meeting for many years) here in sunny Florida, I have finally caught up with some of the many things left...

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