Living a Full Life

A Humble Beginning Built on Commitment: The Life and Times of Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP

Ronald Piana  / July 10, 2018

  In this edition of the Living a Full Life series, guest editor Jame Abraham, MD, interviewed medical oncologist Lee S. Schwartzberg, MD, FACP, Executive Director at the West Cancer Center, Memphis. Dr. Schwartzberg’s major research interests are new therapeutic approaches to breast cancer,...

For James Allison, PhD, Perseverance and Hard Science Are Paramount in Cancer Research

Ronald Piana  / May 25, 2018

For this installment in the Living a Full Life series of articles, guest editor Jame Abraham, MD, interviewed immunology pioneer James Allison, PhD, Chair of the Department of Immunology, the Vivian L. Smith Distinguished Chair in Immunology, Director of the Parker Institute for Cancer Research...

A Career Based on Service: Both Medical and Military

Ronald Piana  / April 25, 2018

For this installment in the Living a Full Life series of articles, Edith Peterson Mitchell, MD, was interviewed by Guest Editor Jame Abraham, MD, FACP. Dr. Mitchell is Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology in the Division of Medical Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University as ...

Hematologic Malignancies
Leukemia

A River Runs Through the Life of a Leukemia Specialist

Ronald Piana  / March 10, 2018

GUEST EDITOR Dr. Abraham is the Director of the Breast Oncology Program at Taussig Cancer Institute, and Professor of Medicine, Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic.   MATT KALAYCIO, MD Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer InstituteOn balancing priorities: “As an oncolo...

Medical Oncologist Takes the Paths Less Traveled to Unwind and Reboot

Ronald Piana  / December 25, 2017

GUEST EDITOR Dr. Abraham is the Director of the Breast Oncology Program at Taussig Cancer Institute, and Professor of Medicine, Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic. For this installment in the Living a Full Life series of articles, Andrew D. Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering C...

Restorative Effects of Painting Offset the Demands of Oncology

Ronald Piana  / November 25, 2017

Oncologists are apt to give patients the worst news of their lives: You have cancer. Yet studies show that, by and large, despite the stressful aspects of treating people with a life-threatening disease, oncologists report one of the highest percentages of professional satisfaction among medical d...

Issues in Oncology

Recognizing the Importance of a Work-Life Balance in Oncology

Ronald Piana  / October 10, 2017

The ASCO Post introduces this new department, Living a Full Life, in which we will share insightful narratives of oncology professionals highlighting personal aspects of these clinicians’ lives separate from the world of oncology. We also intend to open a dialogue about the challenges that today’s b...

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