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Jun 11, 2019
I am excited about the entire Breakthrough program, including a session I am leading on the impact of social media and telehealth on cancer care.
Jun 11, 2019
Real actions that promote women and under-represented groups in medicine are doable, starting today.
Jun 07, 2019
"Oncologists are asked every day to peer into a crystal ball and speak sagely about how much time is left," writes Dr. Mark A. Lewis, "...but each person with cancer enters an irreproducible experiment in which they are the sole participant."
Jun 03, 2019
The concept of work-life balance is a mirage. Instead, I think of it as a pendulum that sways between my priorities to match the moment and the setting. 
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Women in Oncology

The Women in Oncology blog provides a dedicated space to share challenges, insights, and best practices with regard to navigating careers, personal growth, and professional development. All ASCO members are encouraged to contribute; contact training@asco.org if you are interested in writing a guest post.

May 30, 2019
"As women in oncology, we have so many common stories and so much to learn from one another," writes Dr. Jane Lowe Meisel.
Apr 18, 2019
When medical student Andrea Anampa-Guzmán's father was diagnosed with prostate cancer, she realized she needed to take care of herself so she could take care of him. 
Mar 28, 2019
During Women's History Month, Dr. Tina Rizack connects her aunt's perseverance in the 1940s to the broader history of women in medicine.
Mar 26, 2019
In honor of Women's History Month, "ask women why—not how—we are dedicating our time and resources to changing the course of cancer," writes Dr. Christina Annunziata.  
Feb 01, 2019
On February 3, Dr. Stephanie Graff hopes women in every aspect of medicine will feel inspired to choose themselves, and make their own wellness a priority.
Jan 30, 2019
Dr. Amrita Krishnan wanted to know how her work as a physician affected her family, so she asked her teenage daughter for an unvarnished opinion. 

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