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Oct 16, 2018
We all need to take a stand on gender equality, writes Dr. Eileen Parkes.
Oct 10, 2018
Dr. Stefania Gori describes the Italian Association of Medical Oncology's meeting with Pope Francis, and the blessing he offered to everyone who cares for people with cancer.
Oct 03, 2018
The chair-elect of the ASCO Health Equity Committee and I discuss concerns with proposed Medicaid work requirements and their impact on patients with cancer and their physicians.
Sep 27, 2018
GLOBOCAN 2018 indicates a significant global increase in the numbers, incidence, and mortality rates, albeit significant differences in mortality amongst countries of different economic levels. 
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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.

Jan 19, 2016
I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Cardinale Smith about Oncotalk, a communications course that she coordinates for oncology professionals and trainees.
Dec 09, 2015
I was fortunate to begin my radiation oncology training on our Chairman’s service, working with lung cancer expert Dr. Ken Rosenzweig. At that time, one of my earliest clinical experiences was seeing a woman who had a history of early-stage lung cancer treated with radiation.
Nov 18, 2015
The responsibility for treating patients with cancer is tremendous, and it often feels even greater when caring for pediatric patients. The emotional toll on oncologists can be larger, as well.
Oct 07, 2015
The clinic plays an essential role in resident and fellow education.  Seeing patients with cancer in the outpatient setting for scheduled consultations affords trainees the opportunity to practice counseling patients and integrating knowledge to formulate a patient-centered treatment plan. What is...
Sep 03, 2015
I hesitated when I was offered an opportunity to participate in Oncotalk, a communication course geared towards oncologists.
Aug 04, 2015
Radiation oncology residents and medical oncology fellows interface regularly. Understanding each other’s backgrounds helps improve the care of our mutual patients.

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