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Jul 01, 2020
 In this strange and socially distant year, I wanted to offer a few words of encouragement to our medical graduates in Lebanon and around the world.
Jun 29, 2020
Assumptions are the opposite of open communication; they remain unsaid and often expand to include thoughts that are unrelated to the initial feeling.
Jun 22, 2020
Pervasive bias has been in this country for centuries, and quiet microaggressions and larger macroaggressions have been given a pass for far too long.
Jun 18, 2020
ASCO Ethics Committee chair Dr. Jonathan Marron and I discuss two recommendations from a recent paper on allocating scarce health care resources during COVID-19.
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Clement Adebayo Adebamowo, MD, ScD

Clement A. Adebamowo, MD, ScD, is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and the Associate Director for Population Sciences for the Greenebaum Cancer Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore; Chairman of the Nigerian National Health Research Ethics Committee; and Founding Director of the Center for Bioethics and Research in Ibadan, Nigeria. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the Annals of Surgical Oncology, Bioethics Online Journal, Public Health Ethics Journal, and Cancer in Africa Online Journal, among others. Dr. Adebamowo previously worked as Professor of Surgical Oncology at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, as well as served on the Journal of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board and as Chair of ASCO's International Affairs Committee. Follow Dr. Adebamowo on Twitter @adebamowo.

Sep 27, 2010
“I thought I was not old enough to have cancer!” So said this 40-year-old mother of four who had presented with a three-year history of a self-discovered lump in her breast as I disclosed the diagnosis of breast cancer to her.
Jun 29, 2010
I had been a practicing surgeon for several years before I returned to graduate school to study epidemiology. As one of the few Africans in my class, most people assumed that my area of study interest was HIV/AIDS given its high prevalence in Africa, controversy in the public health world about the...

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