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May 23, 2023
Whether you participate in person in Chicago, watch sessions online, or keep up with the meeting outcomes and conversations on social media (or any combination of these), I hope the ASCO Annual Meeting leaves you feeling inspired and, above all, connected.
May 04, 2023
"If we can provide chemotherapy services through a tele-chemotherapy model at smaller rural centers, why can’t we do the same for clinical trials?" asks Dr. Sabe Sabesan.
Apr 27, 2023
The ASCO Journals Editorial Fellowship changed Dr. Mona Hassan's perspective on the publication process.
Apr 20, 2023
Novelty socks were the surprising vessel through which Dr. Jon Steinmetz built trust and connection with a withdrawn patient.
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Robert E. Fisher, MD

Rob Fisher, MD, has been an ASCO member since 1991. He currently practices at the Longmont office of Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers in Colorado. Recognizing the need to provide online educational resources for breast cancer survivors and professionals, he is Co-Founder and is Organization President of the Pink Ribbon Survivors Network. This website hosts three separate online libraries: one for breast cancer survivors, one for cancer care professionals, and one for primary care providers. Dr. Fisher maintains an interest in strategies to improve the quality of survivorship care. Follow Dr. Fisher on Twitter @RobertEFisher1.

Jan 06, 2014
Perhaps the most evocative essay that I have ever read is David Steensma's piece entitled "Reassurance" in the Art of Oncology section of the JCO, published in August 2004. Dr. Steensma writes an emotionally and visually powerful essay...
Nov 08, 2013
We are all cognizant of the studies that show the high-percentage use of supplements and herbal remedies in our patient population. This issue frequently comes up in conversation in the clinic, and often, our patients may be reluctant to inform us of their supplement use.
Sep 25, 2013
I am struck by the complex signals we now live with as each of us proceeds through our day of clinical, research, or administrative matters. Daily, we navigate through a forest of information from our multiple emails, texts, tweets, phone messages, snail mail, and conversations with colleagues and...