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Nov 24, 2021
Transitions are hard in a medical career, especially as the holidays approach, but you can offer colleagues the gift of a listening ear and a safe space. 
Nov 16, 2021
In an original poem, Dr. Alankrita Taneja evokes a lesson learned from her patients on "the hard spiritual truth about living each day and each moment as it comes while surrendering control of the outcome."  
Nov 03, 2021
ASCO president Dr. Everett E. Vokes and Nominating Committee chair Dr. Sharon H. Giordano have a call to action for all voting-eligible members.
Nov 02, 2021
We should start to implement and teach telemedicine earlier in training, so that new trainees can have all the tools needed to navigate and use this modality without any fear or limitation, said Dr. Tarek Haykal.
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Miriam Knoll, MD

Miriam A. Knoll, MD, DABR, is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Montefiore Nyack Hospital in New York. She is an international speaker and researcher, with expertise in cancer care, social media in medicine, and women in medicine. Follow her on Twitter @MKnoll_MD and on Instagram @Dr.Mimi.K.

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Dec 09, 2015
I was fortunate to begin my radiation oncology training on our Chairman’s service, working with lung cancer expert Dr. Ken Rosenzweig. At that time, one of my earliest clinical experiences was seeing a woman who had a history of early-stage lung cancer treated with radiation.
Nov 18, 2015
The responsibility for treating patients with cancer is tremendous, and it often feels even greater when caring for pediatric patients. The emotional toll on oncologists can be larger, as well.
Oct 07, 2015
The clinic plays an essential role in resident and fellow education.  Seeing patients with cancer in the outpatient setting for scheduled consultations affords trainees the opportunity to practice counseling patients and integrating knowledge to formulate a patient-centered treatment plan. What is...
Sep 03, 2015
I hesitated when I was offered an opportunity to participate in Oncotalk, a communication course geared towards oncologists.
Aug 04, 2015
Radiation oncology residents and medical oncology fellows interface regularly. Understanding each other’s backgrounds helps improve the care of our mutual patients.
Jul 28, 2015
Effective communication is vital in all aspects of medicine. In today’s multidisciplinary health care setting, the many members of each patient’s health care team need to work together to deliver optimal care...

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