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Feb 14, 2018
Patient advocate Ms. Carole Seigel discusses ASCO's new clinical practice guideline on managing immune-related adverse events for patients treated with checkpoint inhibitors.  
Feb 13, 2018
A recent event brought home the significance of how devastating news is received and how we react to a potentially life-changing message.
Feb 05, 2018
Almost every day a patient (and often many more than one) asks Dr. Evan Hall, “How will my cancer diagnosis affect my life?” This is a difficult question to answer. 
Feb 01, 2018
"Can we increase the chances to make early diagnoses in patients with cancer? Yes, we can, I can, but how?" asks Dr. Jose Angel Sanchez.
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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.

Nov 30, 2017
It's unacceptable that patients fall through the cracks of our health care system. Oncologists and patients need to sit at the table with policymakers to create real change.
Aug 28, 2017
After more than 10 years of college, medical school, and training, you’re finally an attending! Many people feel that this transition is harder than starting internship, because all of a sudden, you—and only you—are calling the shots.
Dec 15, 2016
As a physician and a mom, I'm doing what all human beings do every day: making decisions about my life, career, and relationships, and hoping for the best.
Oct 24, 2016
I recently completed my residency and the accompanying long process of finding my first position after training. Looking for that job was so different than applying for residency; if you're in the process of job searching, here are some tips from someone who was just in your shoes.
Jun 30, 2016
The ASCO Annual Meeting represents the largest and most important meeting of oncologists in the world, and the benefits of attending are numerous. When I arrived at this year's Annual Meeting, I wondered, how well were women represented?
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.

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