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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
Time, the Irrational Ruler
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.
10 Ways Doctors and Patients Can Avoid Hating Each Other
This series of cartoons features 10 tips to improve the chance of having successful doctor-patient relationships and avoid hating each other.
Don’t Legislate Me
I do not want politicians passing laws to tell us how to practice. The legislative process cannot keep pace with changes in medicine.
Adoption of Hypofractionated Radiotherapy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer
The benefit of hypofractionated radiotherapy for women receiving breast-conserving therapy for early-stage breast cancer is becoming more apparent.
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.
10 Best Oncology Apps
Oncologists were among the first practitioners to embrace mobile technologies. We present the top 10 oncology apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.
10 Must-Read Books for Oncologists and Science Enthusiasts
We present an end-of-summer list of must-reads, covering everything from the history of cancer to environmental destruction to the upcoming sixth extinction.
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