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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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May 28, 2020
ASCO20 Virtual is about to begin, and the challenge is finding a way to interact and engage with presenters and other experts in a way we have never done before, writes Dr. Lidia Schapira.
May 21, 2020
Why do patients hold back about serious side effects? Often, the reason is fear, writes cancer survivor and patient advocate Dr. Mary Dominiecki.
May 20, 2020
As New York City moves toward its new normal, Dr. Astha Thakkar considers the lessons learned over the past 7 weeks of crisis and rapid change due to COVID-19.
May 14, 2020
Dr. Sumanta K. Pal recounts the professional and personal rewards of investing in trainees from abroad as his mentees and friends Dr. Cristiane Bergerot and Dr. Paulo Bergerot return to their home country of Brazil.
May 12, 2020
The number of new and old agents being suggested as COVID-19 therapies seems to be expanding exponentially. Dr. Donald L. Trump, Dr. Courtney W. Houchen, and Dr. Milton L. Brown highlight current investigations.
May 07, 2020
At a time when every physician is needed, U.S. visa restrictions on international medical graduates are making it impossible for them to do the most good, writes Dr. Sreekanth Donepudi. 

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