By: Ramy Sedhom, MD
Caring for patients with cancer requires a change in perspective. The reward is the fight itself, the daily work. It’s the lives we’re able to save and the dignity we’re able to preserve in death. But the grief is not limited to patients or their families. It is also an unaddressed part of the cancer continuum.
By: Sarah Wilcott-Sapp, MD
It is important for oncology surgeon trainees to learn to recognize when a palliative surgical procedure for an advanced malignancy might be appropriate, be familiar with the conduct of these operations, and understand the nuances of postoperative care and management of complications in this unique patient population.