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Oct 15, 2021
It is encouraging and enlightening to know that breast cancer awareness campaigns are being conducted all over the world, even in countries troubled with major political and military conflicts.
Oct 06, 2021
When a patient comes to me for help with a problem, I am often the one who learns a life lesson in grace and humanity.
Sep 29, 2021
As physicians previously operating in a relatively well-resourced health care system, the transition to crisis has been difficult on all levels, according to Dr. Mona Ali Hassan, Dr. Deborah Mukherji, and Dr. Ali Taher. 
Sep 16, 2021
Dr. Atlal Abusanad discusses how biases in valuing capability and potential in female oncologists has led to their underrepresentation in prominent roles. 
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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.
May 14, 2020
Dr. Sumanta K. Pal recounts the professional and personal rewards of investing in trainees from abroad as his mentees and friends Dr. Cristiane Bergerot and Dr. Paulo Bergerot return to their home country of Brazil.

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