2014 Featured Columnists

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The ASCO Post wishes to acknowledge and thank all contributors to the publication during 2014. Here we recognize those who shared their personal thoughts in our Op-Ed department.

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  • Robert Peter Gale, MD, PhD, DSc(hc), FACP, Hillard M. Lazarus, MD, FACP, and Peter H. Wiernik, MD, FACP, FASCO, on Transplants for AML in First Remission: A Great Leap Forward, Sideways, or Backward? December 15, 2014
  • John F. Smyth, MD, on When Should We Stop Prescribing?
    December 1, 2014
  • Martin S. Tallman, MD, on The Next-to-Last Frontier in Managing Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia, November 15, 2014
  • Stephan Stilgenbauer, MD, on Linking Biology and Therapy in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, November 1, 2014
  • Hagop Kantarjian, MD, and David P. Steensma, MD, on Relevance of the Hippocratic Oath in the 21st Century, October 15, 2014
  • Robert Peter Gale, MD, PhD, DSc(hc), FACP, on Will Oncologists Be the First to Cure Heart Disease? September 15, 2014
  • Peter Paul Yu, MD, FASCO, as told to Jo Cavallo, on My Priorities for the Year Ahead, September 1, 2014
  • Hagop Kantarjian, MD, on Does the United States Have the Best Health-Care System in the World? August 15, 2014
  • Clifford Hudis, MD, FACP, on Take-Home Messages From ASCO’s Immediate Past President, July 25, 2014
  • Richard J. Boxer, MD, FACS, on Prostate Cancer Biomarkers: Improvement in Predicting Clinically Significant Disease, July 25, 2014
  • Jimmie C. Holland, MD, and James F. Holland, MD, on The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same, July 10, 2014
  • James L. Mulshine, MD, on Time to Move Forward With Lung Screening, June 25, 2014
  • Carolyn B. Hendricks, MD on Small Practices Like Mine, June 10, 2014
  • Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, on Reflecting on the Past Year and
    Looking Ahead to the Next, May 15, 2014
  • Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP, FASCO, on Beyond the Cystoscope: Thinkers and Technicians, May 15, 2014
  • Eduardo Cazap, MD, PhD, FASCO, on A Vision of Independent Clinical Research in South America, May 15, 2014
  • S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD, on Maintenance Therapy in Multiple
    Myeloma, May 1, 2014
  • Paul Kalanithi, MD, on I Refuse to Capitulate to Cancer, March 15, 2014
  • Francis Collins, MD, PhD, on The Future of Biomedical Research,
    March 1, 2014
  • Jo Cavallo, on Jamie Von Roenn, MD, and ASCO’s Education and ­Professional Development Services, February 15, 2014
  • Derek Raghavan, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP, FASCO, on Cancer Genes, Promiscuity, and the National Debt, February 1, 2014
  • Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO, on ASCO’s 50th Anniversary and the Road Ahead, January 15, 2014 ■




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