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Jun 22, 2021
Dr. Muhammad Rafiqul Islam describes the enormous challenge of ensuring optimal cancer treatment for patients and guiding the future medical oncologists of Bangladesh.
Jun 04, 2021
Dr. Shaalan Beg and I discuss the difficulties of navigating situations in which our duty to be honest to the person we treat abuts another's cultural or social norms.
Jun 03, 2021
Being recognized based on my social media presence can be a little creepy, but there are certainly really good reasons for health care professionals to be active on these platforms.
Jun 01, 2021
Although clinician-educator is still a less traditional academic track in many organizations, there is a growing community of dedicated leaders in this field.
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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."
Jun 03, 2019
Even if you're a planner, writes Dr. Martina Murphy, be open to career opportunities that may lead you in directions you never considered. 

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