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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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Linda R. Duska, MD, MPH

Linda R. Duska, MD, MPH, is the editor in chief of ASCO Connection. She is a professor and fellowship director for Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Virginia (UVA). An active member of the Gynecology Oncology Group, she also serves on multiple committees and has authored several investigator-initiated clinical trials at UVA. Her research interests include the evaluation of novel therapeutics and targeted therapy for ovarian and endometrial cancers. Dr. Duska is active in the Foundation for Women's Cancers, where she is the Team Leader for the Surgeons Team for the Race to End Womens Cancers.

Mar 05, 2020
I want my patients to be empowered with good information to take excellent care of their own health in a way that is sensible and sustainable throughout their entire lives.
Jan 14, 2020
Wherever we live, whatever we do for our day jobs, we have a responsibility to be politically aware and politically engaged.
Jan 08, 2020
The December holidays are always a hard time for my patients, and as a result, for me and my health care team. It’s hard to feel so depleted when there is so much pressure to be festive and merry.
Nov 08, 2019
As the complexity of cancer care has increased, so too have the pressures on oncology professionals in every setting.
Sep 19, 2019
Imagine a world in which global oncology is studied as rigorously as hematology/oncology, palliative medicine, or public health. What might we accomplish?
May 07, 2019
How my passions became my career path. 

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