Blogs

Blogs

ASCOconnection.org is a forum for the exchange of views on topical issues in the field of oncology. The views expressed in the blogs, comments, and forums belong to the authors. They do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Please read the Commenting Guidelines.

No Results.

When medical student Andrea Anampa-Guzmán's father was diagnosed with prostate cancer, she realized she needed to take care of herself so she could take care of him. 
Learning how to hit a paper hard with difficult questions and appreciating the nuances in data interpretation should be one of the goals of oncology training, writes Dr. Rajshekhar Chakraborty.
During Women's History Month, Dr. Tina Rizack connects her aunt's perseverance in the 1940s to the broader history of women in medicine.
In honor of Women's History Month, "ask women why—not how—we are dedicating our time and resources to changing the course of cancer," writes Dr. Christina Annunziata.  
On February 3, Dr. Stephanie Graff hopes women in every aspect of medicine will feel inspired to choose themselves, and make their own wellness a priority.
Dr. Amrita Krishnan wanted to know how her work as a physician affected her family, so she asked her teenage daughter for an unvarnished opinion. 
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.
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.
Drs. Arjun Gupta, Erica Nakajima, and Ramy Sedhom offer their personal insights and experience on how to thrive and even appreciate this tough rotation.
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.
Dr. Victoria S. Brown dreams of a day when childbearing will be anticipated, welcomed and expected, and incorporated into our culture of medicine.
We all need to take a stand on gender equality, writes Dr. Eileen Parkes.
As an academic physician, Dr. Krisha Howell attends conferences for professional growth and networking; as a parent, one of her gating considerations is the availability of childcare. 
This program’s application period closes on September 25, so apply today if you are interested in being a leader in shaping cancer policy.
I often run into people I’ve trained, and they tell me that they hear my words in their heads when they operate, as if I’m standing beside them. And in a way, I always am.
Each year, a new wave of these pearls of advice are released onto Twitter by a wide range of physicians, from trainees to the more seasoned. Dr. Shikha Jain compiled some of her own personal tips for new docs.
Do you view crying as a weakness? Instead of feeling ashamed, own your feelings, advises Dr. Julia Close.

Pages


Advertisement