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Aug 11, 2022
Dr. Tara Rajendran celebrates the legacy and mentorship of Dr. Karen Jean Marcus upon her retirement after 33-year career at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Jul 27, 2022
Dr. Anna M Laucis discusses the landscape and future opportunities for narrative medicine, along with her own explorations in original artwork and poetry.
Jul 21, 2022
It feels great to celebrate 17 consecutive years of organizing the Best of ASCO Lebanon meeting, including a well-received event featuring expert faculty in 2022.
Jul 19, 2022
Cancer changes the relationship between what we think is certain and the fallibility of our assumptions; it can also be a source of discovery about ourselves and our relationships.
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Linda R. Duska, MD, MPH

Linda R. Duska, MD, MPH, is the editor in chief of ASCO Connection. She is the associate dean of clinical research and a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Since joining ASCO in 1999, she has served on the Scientific Program, Cancer Education, and Public Issues Committees, and as a faculty member at ASCO Annual Meetings, among numerous volunteer roles. 

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Sep 01, 2021
There has never been a more exciting time to be involved in cancer research, with so much knowledge to support our explorations and so many pressing questions still to answer.
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.
Mar 09, 2021
If there is the thinnest of silver linings to be found in the complete upheaval of the past year, it is the opportunity we now have to tear up the playbook, to set aside conventional wisdom, and to rebuild our systems better than they were before.
Jan 15, 2021
In this new year we must remain alert to our own prejudices, and be vigilant about keeping our personal biases out of the charts and out of our discussions with colleagues, patients, and caregivers. 
Nov 17, 2020
As 2020 begins to wind down, members reflect on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as how they intend move care forward into the new year. 
Sep 03, 2020
For many of us, the necessity of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has required us to get comfortable, fast, with technology, and there are lessons learned here that will be valuable even when the pandemic ends.

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