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As phone calls replace face-to-face visits with patients, how do we communicate empathy and understanding without the benefit of nonverbal cues?
Dr. Robert Miller and I discuss electronic medical records, interoperability, and ASCO's role in developing a set of standardized data elements for oncology.
Twitter + friend = twiend. My good twiend Dr. Joseph McCollom shares his experience in foster care, and we discuss resilience, inspiration, and hope.
Dr. Martina Murphy, Dr. Devika Das, and Dr. Elizabeth Henry consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting hematology/oncology training, and offer tips for staying connected to trainees.
Dr. Mona Hassan arrived in the United States excited for professional development and activism opportunities. Within a week, COVID-19 completely derailed her plans.
The TMPRSS2 protein has a role in both COVID-19 and in prostate cancer, suggesting intriguing avenues of inquiry for researchers engaged in the fight against COVID-19.
I attempt to make sense of the shifting tides and what they mean for my patients, colleagues, and loved ones (while maintaining safe social distance from my co-fellows).
My coauthors and I call on every oncology caregiver and stakeholder to join us in the fight against our lack of information and help us gather the data that will be paramount to guide our practices in this new reality.
Dr. Anna M. Laucis examines the drivers of professional burnout in oncology, and the devastating cost of failing to acknowledge the effects of burnout.
Dr. Gil Morgan shares the story behind #OncoAlert, and we discuss why you should be paying attention, especially in our current situation.
We can work to limit the spread of COVID-19 while providing humane, evidence-based cancer care.
Sharing information for containment, prevention, and readiness for COVID-19 is essential. Here are some of the precautions we are taking in Lebanon at the American University of Beirut.
Cancer care providers and patients with cancer alike are grappling with new fears and uncertainities due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Dr. Nausheen Ahmed shares her experience practicing in Ohio.
Dr. Aleesha Adatia's experience at Stanford University as part of the International Development and Education Award is helping her improve support for cancer survivors in her home country of Tanzania.
"I have been in countless situations where patients preferred to see a male physician instead of me, simply based on gender bias," writes Dr. Asha Karippot. 
The 8th Annual Beirut Breast Cancer Conference featured an engaging opening debate, important discussions about adherence to guidelines and multidisciplinary care, and breast tumor boards.
By learning from mentors in different countries and settings, Dr. Frederick Ivan Ting becomes a better physician, and his patients recieve better care.
ASCO's chief medical officer Dr. Richard L. Schilsky and I discuss the refinement of cancer surgery, the critical importance of federally funded research, and ASCO's research priorities for the oncology community.

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