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Consensus among a multidisciplinary team may not be easy, but it is, ultimately, the goal. That, in and of itself, is the definition of quality care.
How does a group of talented, busy surgeons find the time to change their surgical paradigm? Dr. Nabil P. Rizk and I had an enlightening conversation about cost, value, quality of care, and process improvement.
Regardless of prognosis, we all must live with the reality that time is fleeting, and none of us have unlimited tomorrows.
Dr. David M. Waterhouse encourages you to engage with research champions at the 2019 ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting.
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.
"We are in a unique moment in terms of the pace of breakthroughs that are being made and the variety of places that breakthroughs are happening," writes Dr. Peter P. Yu.
We owe it to this vulnerable population to check our assumptions and deliver the highest-quality cancer care in a safe and welcoming environment.
Key cancer-related topics discussed at the AMA-HOD meeting included alcohol ingestion as a causation risk factor, appropriate guidelines for opioids in the cancer setting, and the use of de-identified patient information.
"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.
I am excited about the entire Breakthrough program, including a session I am leading on the impact of social media and telehealth on cancer care.
Real actions that promote women and under-represented groups in medicine are doable, starting today.
"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."
The concept of work-life balance is a mirage. Instead, I think of it as a pendulum that sways between my priorities to match the moment and the setting. 
Even if you're a planner, writes Dr. Martina Murphy, be open to career opportunities that may lead you in directions you never considered. 
The Lebanese Breast Cancer Foundation and the Breast Center of Excellence at the Naef Basile Cancer Institute at the American University of Beirut Medical Center organized a fundraising brunch on the occasion of Mother’s Day 2019.
To help you get the most out of #ASCO19, I'm sharing a vlog on networking (it's not as scary as you think!) and strategies for organizing your schedule and maximizing your face time with the people you want to meet.

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