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Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, FASCO

Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, FASCO, is a professor of medicine and professor of surgery at Brown University, director of the Pelvic Malignancies Program and Hematology-Oncology Outpatient Clinics at Lifespan Cancer Institute, and director of Medical Oncology and the Sexual Health First Responders Clinic at Rhode Island Hospital. He also serves as the head of community outreach and engagement of the Legorreta Cancer Center at Brown University. Dr. Dizon has served as past chair of ASCO's Social Media Working Group and the Cancer Communications Committee. In addition to his regular column on ASCOconnection.org, which has been honored with APEX awards in 2013 and 2014, he is a blogger for The Oncologist and a section editor of Gynecologic Oncology at UpToDate. Dr. Dizon is a member of the JCO Oncology Practice Editorial Board, and editor in chief of the ASCO Educational Book. Follow Dr. Dizon across social media channels @drdonsdizon. 

Disclosure.

Nov 20, 2020
We owe it to this vulnerable population to check our assumptions and deliver the highest-quality cancer care in a safe and welcoming environment.
Nov 03, 2020
Advocate, survivor, and caregiver: my friend Anne Marie describes the intricate challenges of those shifting roles, especially in the pandemic, and the critical importance of clear and sensitive communication.
Sep 22, 2020
My colleague and friend Ginny Mason and I discuss advocacy, "beating the odds," and her perspective 26 years out from an initial diagnosis of inflammatory breast cancer.
May 26, 2020
Stacey Tinianov and I discuss the language of cancer, respecting an individual's context, and empowering patients to be engaged in their care.
Apr 21, 2020
Jennifer Merschdorf of Young Survival Coalition and I discuss how she brings her business experience to the social-profit space and the value of partnerships in advocacy.
Apr 07, 2020
Twitter + friend = twiend. My good twiend Dr. Joseph McCollom shares his experience in foster care, and we discuss resilience, inspiration, and hope.

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