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Jul 27, 2021
Dr. Nizar Bitar and I review the 2021 Best of ASCO Lebanon meeting, which featured an extraordinary faculty from all over the globe and our talented colleagues here in Lebanon.
Jul 27, 2021
July is a time of new beginnings and transitions in academic medicine. As I wrapped up my fellowship, I thought often of the adage: “Comparison is the thief of joy.”
Jul 19, 2021
It seems obvious to me that if we talk about the side effects of treatment to patients, we should talk about all the side effects, including sexual changes.
Jul 15, 2021
The weeks following the ASCO Annual Meeting are always a time of transition as we synthesize new knowledge. That feeling of flux is heightened this year as the COVID-19 situation evolves.
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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. 
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.

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