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Sep 17, 2019
Dr. Kelly Shanahan and I discuss how to involve a patient in tumor board discussions. How does your institution handle this?
Sep 11, 2019
Bringing together research from all the world is the best way to advance medicine. Enter, ASCO Breakthrough.
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.
Sep 09, 2019
An inaccurate prognosis given at an urgent care center destroyed my patient's hope. Little by little, I will try to help him rebuild it.
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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.

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. 
Apr 11, 2019
On Christmas morning, I had to tell my beloved father in law that he was dying. 
Mar 11, 2019
Wherever we practice, none of us need to look very far to find people who, through no fault of their own, are living right on the knife’s edge of disaster.
Jan 08, 2019
Although there’s never a bad time to make a positive commitment in your life, something about opening the calendar to January 1 feels like the right moment to set an intention.
Nov 07, 2018
While the national budget may seem opaque and abstract, ASCO is putting a human face on the line items. Real lives are at stake.

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