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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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Aug 07, 2019
Does big data have a big problem? Dr. John W. Sweetenham cautions, "There is a real danger that we legitimize flawed data sets by labelling them as 'real-world data' when they neither reflect the real world nor can we trust the data."
Aug 05, 2019
Patient advocate Martha E. "Meg" Gaines poses six essential questions for patient-provider teams to consider in their discussions about targeted therapies.
Jun 28, 2019
Dr. David M. Waterhouse encourages you to engage with research champions at the 2019 ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting.
Jun 25, 2019
As a physician and future pediatric oncologist, Dr. Rachel Offenbacher believes that providers have the responsibility to be vocal about the critical importance of vaccines.
Jun 19, 2019
"We believe what mattered the most about #ASCO19 is that patients were part of the discussion," write Dr. Mark A. Lewis and Dr. Chadi Nabhan.
Jun 07, 2019
"Oncologists are asked every day to peer into a crystal ball and speak sagely about how much time is left," writes Dr. Mark A. Lewis, "...but each person with cancer enters an irreproducible experiment in which they are the sole participant."

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