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What to Expect After Submitting Your Fellowship Application: Tips for Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Application From Current Fellows

By Karun Neupane, MD, Fionnuala Crowley, MD, Franco Castillo Tokumori, MD, Kristine Lacuna, MD, Alma Habib, MD, Muhammad Salman Faisal, MD, Andrea Anampa-Guzmán, MD, and Aakash Desai, MD, MPHHemOncFellows Network (@HemOncFellows) organized a Twitter Spaces session on August 4, 2023, to address the common questions that hematology-oncology fellowship applicants have after submitting their fellowship...

Crisis in Clinical Research: Solutions from the AP Perspective

Crisis in Clinical Research: Solutions from the AP Perspective Thursday, August 17, 2023   (0 Comments) Posted by: Jennifer Ginest Just released, the JADPRO Executive Summary of Crisis in Clinical Research: Solutions from the AP Perspective, a panel discussion at the JADPRO Workshop 2023 Meeting. Presented in collaboration with the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology...

Manager, Scientific and Professional Education Programs

Job Title:        Manager, Scientific and Professional Education Programs Department:    Professional Programs Status: Contract-to-permanent; this position is contracted for 6 months with possibility of permanent employment after contracted period concludes The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date...

Finding My Community: Building a Strong Network to Improve Sarcoma Care and AYA Oncology in the Philippines

By Paula Isabel G. Franco, MDEver since I started my oncology training in the Philippines, the dream was to become a recipient of the International Development and Education Award (IDEA) grant from ASCO and Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. Each year, IDEA enables early-career oncologists, surgeons, and palliative care specialists to attend the ASCO...

Hematology/Oncology Training Must Evolve Now to Meet the Workforce Challenges of the Future: A Fellow’s Perspective

By Matthew Kurian, MDFrom chemotherapy and immunotherapy to targeted treatments, hematology/oncology is exploding with new and exciting developments each day. If one does not enjoy consistently learning, changing, and adapting, then this field will become a difficult one to keep up with. To become a good hematologist and oncologist, one needs to develop the...

Putting Discoveries Into Action

Throughout this issue, you’ll read about the enormous variety of valuable ways to spend your time while you’re attending the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. You can’t miss the Opening Session, where ASCO president Dr. Eric P. Winer will discuss his inspiring theme, and where the impressive list of guest speakers includes NCI...

Here for the Socks: Building the Physician-Patient Relationship in an Unexpected Way

By Jon Steinmetz, DOA few months ago, at the start of my second year as a hematology oncology fellow, I attempted to take stock of the most valuable lessons I had learned in my first year. Among the pathology conferences, difficult family conversations, and many tedious smear reviews, one series of patient interactions struck...

Geriatric Oncology: A Training Opportunity That Has Come of Age

By Fernando Diaz, MD, Anahid Hamparsumian, MD, Melisa L. Wong, MD, MAS, and Grant R. Williams, MD, MPHBy 2030, it is projected that 70% of all cancer diagnoses will occur in older adults.1 Despite the increased incidence of cancer in this age group, older adults are traditionally under-represented in clinical trials and outcome measures...

I Travel for Global Oncology: The Tale of My Great Journey at the University of Lahore in Pakistan

By Khalid El Bairi, MDOn a beautiful morning in early October 2022, I received a WhatsApp message from an enthusiastic young professor of pharmacy, Dr. Faisal Gulzar, who invited me to deliver presentations in a country very far from my home in Morocco—Pakistan! A country that I've never visited and that I mostly know...

In-Person Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Featuring Dr. Jennifer Amengual and Columbia University – April 20, 2023

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