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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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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.

One of the most important questions I ask new patients is what they do for a living, as it opens up a discussion of how important that work is to them.

We are in the midst of a radical shift in the way modern medicine is practiced, and there are many challenges facing physicians today. So, why did I become one?

While chatting with a patient of mine this week, I suddenly realized I had forgotten how long it had been since she was diagnosed. Time moves strangely in the world of cancer, too slow to comfort us, too fast in spiriting us away.

Be on Time

This series of cartoons features 10 tips to improve the chance of having successful doctor-patient relationships and avoid hating each other.

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