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Jul 01, 2020
 In this strange and socially distant year, I wanted to offer a few words of encouragement to our medical graduates in Lebanon and around the world.
Jun 29, 2020
Assumptions are the opposite of open communication; they remain unsaid and often expand to include thoughts that are unrelated to the initial feeling.
Jun 22, 2020
Pervasive bias has been in this country for centuries, and quiet microaggressions and larger macroaggressions have been given a pass for far too long.
Jun 18, 2020
ASCO Ethics Committee chair Dr. Jonathan Marron and I discuss two recommendations from a recent paper on allocating scarce health care resources during COVID-19.
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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.

May 30, 2019
Health Equity Committee chair Dr. William D. Tap highlights the recent work and forward momentum of ASCO's efforts to achieve health care equity for all through improved access to and quality of care.
May 15, 2019
Through its member benefits for early-career professionals, writes Dr. Uqba Khan, "ASCO has played a significant part in my professional growth and career development."
May 07, 2019
Dr. Margaret Kemeny and colleagues at Queens Cancer Center deliver high-quality care to patients whose primary concern may not be their cancer.
Apr 23, 2019
Put everything in your calendar, wear comfortable shoes, and a pro tip on the Starbucks line: Dr. Narjust Duma offers practical advice for oncology trainees headed to the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Apr 09, 2019
Learning how to hit a paper hard with difficult questions and appreciating the nuances in data interpretation should be one of the goals of oncology training, writes Dr. Rajshekhar Chakraborty.
Apr 04, 2019
Dr. Narjust Duma documents her journey through different phases of grief and gratitude as a special patient transfers to hospice care.

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