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Oct 27, 2020
In Lebanon, as elsewhere, we are concerned that many patients are avoiding clinic and hospital visits for fear of catching coronavirus. We therefore decided to focus our October 2020 awareness campaign on breast self-examination at home.
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.
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Apr 30, 2020
Dr. Douglas Flora learned from his own cancer experience that when there's no wind, we must row.
Apr 14, 2020
A healing touch, a warm embrace—these are luxuries of patient care for another time, the joys of clinical practice that must be suspended, write Dr. Varun Kumar Chowdhry and Dr. Shilpa Mukunda Chowdhry.
Apr 02, 2020
Dr. Martina Murphy, Dr. Devika Das, and Dr. Elizabeth Henry consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting hematology/oncology training, and offer tips for staying connected to trainees.
Mar 19, 2020
Cancer care providers and patients with cancer alike are grappling with new fears and uncertainities due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Dr. Nausheen Ahmed shares her experience practicing in Ohio.
Mar 04, 2020
Dr. Erika Hamilton explores the culture of blame around cancer, in which patients are shamed for failing to prevent cancer and judged on all of the decisions they make.
Jan 27, 2020
Five editorial fellows gained hands-on experience to engage in a better understanding of how a scholarly manuscript is handled.

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