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Nov 20, 2018
 Although there are still several weeks left in 2018, events have left me speechless twice this year: the deaths of two women, well before their time.
Nov 20, 2018
To rescue someone on the precipice takes courage, with strong doses of love, acceptance, and supported choices and, above all, trust and hopefulness.
Nov 19, 2018
At a recent meeting, the ASCO delegation to the AMA House of Delegates presented concerns focused on the Competitive Acquisition Program (CAP), among a variety of other issues.
Nov 15, 2018
During my career, pathologists have always been the “doctor’s doctor.” Why can't they be the "patient's doctor" as well?
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Miriam Knoll, MD

Miriam A. Knoll, MD, is a radiation oncologist at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. She serves as Medical Director of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside. Follow her on Twitter @MKnoll_MD.

Nov 20, 2018
Attending the ASCO Annual Meeting was a great reminder of the importance of our social media-based networking; each time I “met” a HOWPG member for the first time, it felt like meeting a close old friend.
Nov 13, 2018
Dr. Ashley Albert and I were among the radiation professionals from around the world who celebrated Marie Curie’s birthday on November 7 with a new hashtag.
Aug 09, 2018
"You're an oncologist? How can you do it?" Radiation oncologists chimed in on Twitter about the rewards of the job.
May 09, 2018
As scientistics, we know that data matters. Dr. Reshma Jagsi and I examine the data about gender and participation in the ASCO Annual Meeting.
Apr 26, 2018
A source of frustration for many doctors is the cognitive dissonance of how we want to practice medicine versus how we actually practice medicine.
Nov 30, 2017
It's unacceptable that patients fall through the cracks of our health care system. Oncologists and patients need to sit at the table with policymakers to create real change.

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