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One of my most challenging clinical experiences is trying to counsel a patient whose preferred treatment is a literal miracle. 
Dr. Jean Rene V. Clemenceau Valdivia describes the shared history of the Sociedad Mexicana de Oncologia and ASCO, and the new formal partnership that will guide future collaboration between the two societies.
Social injustice is perpetuated when patients can't afford to participate in essential clinical research.
Although there’s never a bad time to make a positive commitment in your life, something about opening the calendar to January 1 feels like the right moment to set an intention.
Dr. Pesona Grace Lucksom's career journey has been shaped by a series of battles with hormones and their impact on women's health, and this is a fight she intends to win.
A deliberately stylish patient led me to wonder if any insight can be gleaned from our patients' clothing choices as a reflection of how they're navigating the experience of illness and recovery.
My patient's greatest fear was living in pain, so I called on my incredible colleagues in palliative care.
Dr. Eduardo Miranda details physician takeaways from patient-focused discussions that took place in the Texas/Mexico border town of Laredo.
Dr. Narjust Duma treated a patient who was brave in the face of lung cancer, but feared the judgment of her community.
The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC; @deadline2020) recently issued an important message about transforming Pink October Breast Cancer Month from awareness into action to have a better impact on...
What do you do when a patient requests a different physician, and you suspect prejudice is the reason?
Mentors have the awesome responsibility, and privilege, of guiding the next generation of physicians, who in turn will come through medicine and make it better for both those who work in health care as well as the patients whose lives rely on it.
Dr. Colin D. Weekes and the Reverend Joel B. Guillemette had a thoughtful and personal conversation about how they approach deeply challenging questions of hope and mortality in their work following an ASCO town hall event.
Drs. Arjun Gupta, Erica Nakajima, and Ramy Sedhom offer their personal insights and experience on how to thrive and even appreciate this tough rotation.
By 2030, the number of deaths due to lung cancer is expected to almost double for Latin American women and increase by 50% for Latin American men.
 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.
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.
To rescue someone on the precipice takes courage, with strong doses of love, acceptance, and supported choices and, above all, trust and hopefulness.

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