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Feb 01, 2023
Welcome to the first issue of ASCO Connection in 2023—we are kicking off the new year with a wide-ranging issue.
Jan 31, 2023
Even as I wrote the first paragraph of this article, I had 6 notifications on my iPhone. We all suffer from distraction nowadays! 
Jan 19, 2023
Dr. Kathryn DeCarli and Dr. Jonathan Marron consider the actions an oncologist must, ought, and should take when offering professional medical interpretation services to a patient.
Dec 08, 2022
ASCO’s delegation to the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates (AMA HOD) recently traveled to Honolulu for the Interim meeting. Our resolutions primarily focused on the threat of legislation that could criminalize medically necessary care in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision...
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Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN

Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN, a certified sexuality counselor at CancerCare Manitoba and nurse counselor at the Manitoba Prostate Centre, counsels patients with a history of cancer who are experiencing sexual and relationship challenges. She previously served editor of the Oncology Nursing Forum research journal and is a member of the ASCO Meeting & Member Publications Editorial Board. The author of 13 books, Dr. Katz offers insight for health care providers and consumers on the topics of illness and sexuality, as well as cancer survivorship. Follow Dr. Katz on Twitter @DrAnneKatz.

Dr. Katz was honored with a 2016 APEX Award of Excellence for her ASCOconnection.org blog.

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Jul 19, 2022
Cancer changes the relationship between what we think is certain and the fallibility of our assumptions; it can also be a source of discovery about ourselves and our relationships.
Oct 06, 2021
When a patient comes to me for help with a problem, I am often the one who learns a life lesson in grace and humanity.
Jul 19, 2021
It seems obvious to me that if we talk about the side effects of treatment to patients, we should talk about all the side effects, including sexual changes.
Jun 03, 2021
Being recognized based on my social media presence can be a little creepy, but there are certainly really good reasons for health care professionals to be active on these platforms.
Mar 30, 2021
There is no timeline on grief, especially now, when the pandemic has increased the experience of loneliness and isolation for so many people. 
Feb 18, 2021
This is a time of significant and multi-layered anxiety, especially for our patients living with and beyond cancer. 

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