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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.
I want my patients to be empowered with good information to take excellent care of their own health in a way that is sensible and sustainable throughout their entire lives.
"Quality improvement happens slowly if you're in a silo": Dr. Jeffery Ward and I discuss the important updates to ASCO's alternative payment model for high-quality oncology care.
Dr. Erika Hamilton explores the culture of blame around cancer, in which patients are shamed for failing to prevent cancer and judged on all of the decisions they make.
Dr. Philippe Aftimos and I discuss the experience of moving far from home in order to pursue the medical careers we dreamed of.
The knowledge explosion in oncology is palpable on a daily level, leaving physicians at a loss regarding how to stay ahead. Here is some practical advice on keeping up with the torrent of information.
Let’s look critically at the prospective trial evaluating the association of ringing a bell with distress experienced by patients with cancer.
As we begin our work in 2020, I am excited that we are building on the remarkable successes of 2019, and the years before, with growing collaboration and sharpening focus. 
As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day this February 4, it’s important to recognize that we are making progress in addressing cancer.
World Cancer Day 2020 is about every one of us, and about asking for our commitment to do something to prevent cancer and support people and communities deal with cancer.
We can’t do a great job caring for our patients if we are spreading ourselves too thin, writes Dr. Sayeh Lavasani.
How do you confront that pesky inner voice that occasionally whispers, "You don't really belong here"? 

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