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Aug 05, 2020
Hospitals and clinics are restricting visitors to limit the risk of exposure to COVID-19, but this precaution can be difficult for family caregivers who are struggling to get the information they need to help their loved ones.
Jul 27, 2020
Ten years after losing my mom to breast cancer, I find myself reflecting on who I am today and what I have learned from the loss and grief that propelled me to relocate across the globe and dedicate my career to serving patients with cancer. 
Jul 22, 2020
History has a long memory and the actions we take today will have ramifications far into the future, as three recent nonfiction books reminded me.
Jul 21, 2020
I counseled a patient whose cancer treatment had impacted her sex life that honesty is always the best policy, even if a secret is intended to spare someone's feelings.
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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.

Jul 10, 2017
Dr. Tracy Balboni outlines the opportunities offered at this year's Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium to grow your understanding of novel supportive care science and innovative clinical approaches and build community among a diverse group of clinicians and researchers.
Jul 06, 2017
Dr. Dax. Kurbegov invites physician invesigators to the the meeting to engage in discussion of best practices and develop solutions to challenges affecting the cancer research community.
Jun 26, 2017
"It is not just for us, the health care providers, to set the vocabulary around cancer. We need to ask those whom the term affects," says Professor Bogda Koczwara. "People are not just the diseases that afflict them."
May 08, 2017
Dr. Sibel Blau's community practice implemented a new model of value-based care delivery to improve the patient experience. The transition was challenging but allows the practice to deliver higher quality care than ever before.
May 03, 2017
Mr. Harvey D. Bichkoff offers a firsthand perspective of MACRA implementation at Marin Cancer Care, the private practice for which he serves as CEO.
Jan 30, 2017
In the past 2 years, Bellevue Cancer Center's legal clinic saw more than 75 patients who were ineligible for lifesaving transplants or clinical trials due to their immigration status. Ms. Domna Antoniadis and Dr. Daniel Boxer outline the challenges faced by these patients.

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