Women in Cancer

2017 January Newsletter


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When Breath Becomes Air

“When Breath Becomes Air” is a memoir by Paul Kalanithi, a neurosurgeon diagnosed with stage IV Lung Cancer and. It is an outstanding novel - receiving fantastic reviews, and it’s a quick read!


Stressors, Symptom Profile, And Predictors Of Adjustment Disorder In Cancer Patients. Results From An Epidemiological Study With The Composite International Diagnostic Interview, Adaptation For Oncology (Cidi-O)

By Bianca Hund, Katrin Reuter, Martin Härter, Elmar Brähler, Hermann Faller, Monika Keller, Holger Schulz, Karl Wegscheider, Joachim Weis, Hans-Ulrich Wittchen, Uwe Koch, Michael Friedrich and Anja Mehnert .

Oncologist in the Hot Seat

“I knew I was interested in clinical trials, but typically surgeons don’t get much exposure to clinical trials. It’s not part of our regular curriculum, but I knew because of those previous mentors that it was a possible avenue.”

See below to read Dr. Boileau’s full interview

“When I was young, a friend of my little sister died from cancer. I guess it was a sarcoma - she had a leg amputation. When I decided to be a doctor, I knew it would be in medical oncology.”

See below to read Dr. Lemieux’s full interview
Upcoming Events
Attention new practitioners in oncology! Are you a medical oncologist in your first three years of practice? Did you know that you could be a mentee in the upcoming 9th annual Junior Mentoring Program (JuMP)? JuMP is an engaging, interactive program that is designed to accelerate your clinical and professional development. Apply today to become a mentee by visiting the program website: http://juniormentoringprogram.com

2017 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium
February 16th-18th 2017
Orlando, Florida

Frontiers in Cancer Immunotherapy
February 27th-28th 2017
New York, New York

Multidisciplinary Thoracic Cancers Symposium
March 16th-18th, 2017
San Francisco, California

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