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Oct 27, 2020
In Lebanon, as elsewhere, we are concerned that many patients are avoiding clinic and hospital visits for fear of catching coronavirus. We therefore decided to focus our October 2020 awareness campaign on breast self-examination at home.
Oct 27, 2020
I wasn’t sure what the patient's response would be to my suggestion for mourning after prostate cancer treatment, but I thought it was worth talking about.
Oct 27, 2020
An OSIG is "an ideal opportunity for us to be active in public health, advocacy, leadership, and education with a major focus on cancer prevention and screening, increasing the quality of life of patients and their families, as well as healthy living," writes Ms. Duaa Kanan.
Oct 01, 2020
There are established channels to demonstrate your productivity and follow a career path in research and practice. However, if you're passionate about education, you have to think creatively about how to carve out your niche and show your abilities.
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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.

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Aug 25, 2020
Some of my patients with advanced disease must choose between two options: an expensive novel therapy with limited benefit or palliative care and hospice. What if there was a third way?
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.
Sep 09, 2019
A recent study on the risk of Alzheimer's disease or dementia following the use of ADT was disturbing to me on two levels.
Jul 02, 2019
Regardless of prognosis, we all must live with the reality that time is fleeting, and none of us have unlimited tomorrows.
Aug 31, 2018
Some reflections on John McCain, mortality, Hamilton, and the story you leave behind. 
Dec 21, 2016
I cannot count the number of times I have thought to myself, “If it were not for the PSA, you would no doubt be out there playing golf, skiing, biking, taking a grandchild to the park, or just enjoying life.” Living from one PSA to the next is a bad way to mark the passing of time.

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