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Dr. Jane Lowe Meisel shares a first look at the program for the Women's Networking Center at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting. 
At a forum on work-life balance, Dr. Julia Close was asked, "When is the best time to have children?" There's no easy answer to this question.
ASCO would like to inform you of some changes to MOC that are a direct result of your input and our open, transparent collaboration with the ABIM. 
As scientistics, we know that data matters. Dr. Reshma Jagsi and I examine the data about gender and participation in the ASCO Annual Meeting.
A source of frustration for many doctors is the cognitive dissonance of how we want to practice medicine versus how we actually practice medicine.
The decisions the Board made will enable ASCO to define the behaviors and resources that support our professional community to achieve greater career satisfaction while delivering ever better care.
During a weeklong vacation, I made a point of being truly present with my family. What did I learn from unplugging? A lot, actually.
Dr. Evgeniya Kharchenko dreamed of creating a local society for young specialists in Russia with ASCO’s values, and made her dream a reality.
Dr. Julia Close considers the relationship between perfectionism and procrastination, and learning to find satisfaction in a task well (but not perfectly) done.
Each time I am asked to interview a candidate to help choose future medical students, residents, and fellows, the same question goes through my mind: What will make a good doctor?
Dr. Julia Close describes a recent study about the dearth of sponsorship opportunities for women in medicine. Narrowing the opportunity gap is crucial for narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions.
Guideline co-chairs Drs. Timothy Gilligan and Walter Baile highlight specific recommendations for better communication and provide some examples of how they can translate into practice.
With support from ASCO's Quality Training Program, Dr. Arjun Gupta and his team were able to make major reductions in patient wait time for chemotherapy.
When your day seems to be a cascade of bad news, your attitude about stress can impact its effect on you. Dr. Julia Close shares a personal story about maintaining perspective during a challenging time.
"As a mother and an oncologist, there are always times when I am plagued with doubt, feeling I could be more fully present in one role if I wasn’t worrying about the other," says Dr. Jane Lowe Meisel.
In the wake of a natural disaster, writes Dr. Enrique Soto Pérez de Celis, small acts like checking in with a patient via text can go a long way in providing reassurance and care.
"At different points in the retreat, I felt indebted to the women who came before me... and renewed by the ideas we all have to make a world of difference in cancer care," writes Dr. Stephanie Graff.

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