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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., MDRebecca Bechhold, MDDavid Eagle, MDCraig R. Hildreth, MDPaul R. Helft, MDRichard Rosenbluth, MD
A Lung Cancer Screening “Shared Decision-Making” Session
This one-act play features a patient, former smoker, navigating the CMS rules for lung cancer CT screening in a shared decision-making session with his doctor.
You Never Forget Your First Radiologist
The radiologist could not have known exactly what was in store for me, but it obviously wasn’t good. Couldn’t he have dredged up even a nanoparticle of empathy
7 Tips for a Successful First Visit to Your Oncologist
Here are some tips and suggestions to help transform a patient's initial consultation with their oncologist into a productive relationship.
Bladder Cancer: Mortality, Morbidity, and QoL After Treatment
While observation may be appropriate for select cases where prognosis is poor, rates of non-treatment are unacceptably high in muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Stopping Cancer Treatment: It Isn’t Sophie’s Choice
Multiple lines of therapy in stage IV tumors have diminishing benefit, and this is where patients and families need to know that the finish line is the same.
Ginger for Preventing Chemo-Induced Nausea: What Is the Evidence?
Given the limited data, where, if anywhere, does ginger fit into prevention of nausea and vomiting in patients receiving chemotherapy?
Breast Cancer Progress Is a Team Effort: See You in San Antonio
Meetings like SABCS that bring together scientists, medical professionals, and patients are essential to achieving improved outcomes in the clinic. I am grateful to all who organize and attend this event and humbled to participate.
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