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Oct 27, 2020
I wasn’t sure what the patient's response would be to my suggestion for mourning after prostate cancer treatment, but I thought it was worth talking about.
Oct 01, 2020
There are established channels to demonstrate your productivity and follow a career path in research and practice. However, if you're passionate about education, you have to think creatively about how to carve out your niche and show your abilities.
Sep 22, 2020
A patient thought prostate cancer surgery meant he would never have to think about cancer again, but he had not been adequately prepared for the long-term impact of his treatment choice.
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.
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Guest Commentary on ASCOconnection.org provides an interactive platform for leaders in their respective fields to share timely perspectives on oncology topics. If you are an ASCO member interested in contributing a guest post, please contact ascoconnection@asco.org.

Aug 04, 2020
Ahead of the ASCO20 Virtual Education Program, Mr. David Whitaker of Choose Chicago sends his best wishes and gratitude on behalf of the city where the ASCO Annual Meeting is traditionally held.
Jul 23, 2020
Sometimes the best treatment isn't a medical intervention, but an emotional one, as Dr. Dawood Findakly discovered when a patient seemed to lose his will to live.
Jul 21, 2020
Peer review, writes Dr. Yara Abdou, is not a task, but a privilege, and an invaluable experience for the reviewer to enhance their critical thinking and engage in an invigorating academic community.
Jul 17, 2020
Dr. Shannon Ugarte's oncology education during her away elective was a lesson in resilience and adaptability due to COVID-19.
Jun 16, 2020
Translating an oncology practice into telemedicine and socially distant consultations has its advantages and disadvantages, as Dr. Estelamari Rodriguez learned when her clinic transformed overnight due to COVID-19.
Jun 09, 2020
Dr. Aakash Desai and Dr. Aju Mathew discuss seemingly contradictory, yet closely linked factors in global oncology which impede our progress in reducing cancer burden.

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