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Aug 05, 2020
Hospitals and clinics are restricting visitors to limit the risk of exposure to COVID-19, but this precaution can be difficult for family caregivers who are struggling to get the information they need to help their loved ones.
Aug 04, 2020
Ahead of the ASCO20 Virtual Education Program, Mr. David Whitaker of Choose Chicago sends his best wishes and gratitude on behalf of the city where the ASCO Annual Meeting is traditionally held.
Jul 27, 2020
Ten years after losing my mom to breast cancer, I find myself reflecting on who I am today and what I have learned from the loss and grief that propelled me to relocate across the globe and dedicate my career to serving patients with cancer. 
Jul 23, 2020
Sometimes the best treatment isn't a medical intervention, but an emotional one, as Dr. Dawood Findakly discovered when a patient seemed to lose his will to live.
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Miriam Knoll, MD

Miriam A. Knoll, MD, DABR, is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Montefiore Nyack Hospital in New York. She is an international speaker and researcher, with expertise in cancer care, social media in medicine, and women in medicine. Follow her on Twitter @MKnoll_MD and on Instagram @Dr.Mimi.K.

May 11, 2016
A recent AMA Wire article highlighted the resident depression endemic and identified some strategies for improvement. The upshot: Too many trainees are unhappy with their jobs.
Apr 07, 2016
Whether you love or hate e-prescribing depends on whether you are writing, filling, or taking the pills.
Mar 21, 2016
In today’s medical environment of CTs, MRIs, and PETs, we rely heavily on technology in making our diagnoses. But what can we learn about our patients during a physical examination that we can’t learn from looking at a scan?
Feb 29, 2016
The Physician Mom Group on Facebook taught me an unexpected lesson about gratitude.
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.

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