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Jan 15, 2021
In this new year we must remain alert to our own prejudices, and be vigilant about keeping our personal biases out of the charts and out of our discussions with colleagues, patients, and caregivers. 
Jan 11, 2021
Feeling the mid-academic year slump? Here are a few tips based on my own ongoing attempts to strike a balance between my clinical duties and my scholarly activities during fellowship. 
Jan 07, 2021
If you're increasingly tired of "hopping on another call," "sending a Zoom invite," or "unmuting yourself," Dr. Aakash Desai and Dr. Ariela Marshall offer tips and empathy for managing videoconference fatigue in the new year.
Dec 02, 2020
Despite the virtual nature of the AMA House of Delegates meeting, the decisions made there have a very real impact on our profession and the patients we serve.
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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.
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.

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