Don S. Dizon is Professor of Medicine at Brown University, the Director of the Breast and Pelvic Malignancies Program and Hematology-Oncology Outpatient Clinics at Lifespan Cancer Institute, Director of Medical Oncology and the Oncology Sexual Health First Responders Clinic at Rhode Island Hospital.
In this month's blog, Don Dizon and patient advocate Stacey Tinianov reflect on the power words can have when communicating about cancer with patients. They also discuss how the meaning of words can be fluid and dependent on individual context.
A cancer diagnosis is often frightening, even devastating. But the journey from diagnosis through treatment can also be transformative. In this month’s blog, Carolyn Taylor shares with Don Dizon her experience with cancer and how it led to a newfound dedication to global cancer advocacy.
In this month's blog post, Don Dizon and Aditya Bardia discuss the bonds that form not only between physicians and their patients but also with their caregivers during the emotional experience of cancer treatment.
In this month's blog post, Don Dizon discusses how colleagues can navigate conflicts in a multidisciplinary team environment when the evidence supporting a particular therapeutic approach is open to interpretation.