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Below are links to some of our more frequent bloggers, including their latest blog posts and other contributions:

Frederic W. Grannis, Jr., MD
Rebecca Bechhold, MD
David Eagle, MD
Craig R. Hildreth, MD
Paul R. Helft, MD
Aaron Falchook, MD

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Some of the most brilliant physicians I have known have impressed me with their respect for colleagues. They would never express a difference of opinion by denigrating another practitioner, but recent experiences have opened my eyes to the arrogance of some physicians.

As physicians, we strive to do no harm, and there is a narrow therapeutic window when treating elderly patients with cancer.

Without patients we have no mission to accomplish; whenever we lose someone to cancer our very identity as cancer fighters is threatened with extinction.

Advocacy is about making sure that our lawmakers enact the best healthcare policies for our patients. Just as we have a duty to our patients in the clinic, we also have a duty to advocate for laws that benefit patients’ health.

Over half of all US physicians will be sued for malpractice at some point in their career. Every goody two-shoes knows how to avoid that: be kind and compassionate, yada, yada, yada. Here we reverse the scenario and reveal 15 highly effective habits that, in the face of a bad outcome, might inspire patients to give a personal injury lawyer your address.

A trite modern metaphor for the absence of good options refers to those choices that are only “better than a sharp stick in the eye.” I was recently faced with a medical problem where I had to decide whether I had an option superior to a sharp stick in the eye.

At this year’s ASCO GU Cancers Symposium, several high-impact and potentially practice-changing abstracts were presented during the prostate cancer session.

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