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Jan 16, 2020
As the world’s leading organization of oncology professionals who care for people with cancer, ASCO believes it is critical to understand what the public, including patients, think of, expect, and need from the nation’s cancer care system.
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 09, 2020
What had just happened in an examination room that led to that truly intimate moment in the small space of the elevator? 
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.
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Miriam Knoll, MD

Miriam A. Knoll, MD, is a radiation oncologist at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. She serves as Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside. Follow her on Twitter @MKnoll_MD.

May 13, 2019
Social media is a largely untapped resource for researchers to utilize for the purpose of successfully completing trials.
Nov 20, 2018
Attending the ASCO Annual Meeting was a great reminder of the importance of our social media-based networking; each time I “met” a HOWPG member for the first time, it felt like meeting a close old friend.
Nov 13, 2018
Dr. Ashley Albert and I were among the radiation professionals from around the world who celebrated Marie Curie’s birthday on November 7 with a new hashtag.
Aug 09, 2018
"You're an oncologist? How can you do it?" Radiation oncologists chimed in on Twitter about the rewards of the job.
May 09, 2018
As scientistics, we know that data matters. Dr. Reshma Jagsi and I examine the data about gender and participation in the ASCO Annual Meeting.
Apr 26, 2018
A source of frustration for many doctors is the cognitive dissonance of how we want to practice medicine versus how we actually practice medicine.

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