Trms.me blog post: Writing is unique in that you are creating a world, but you are also making the window through which readers will see that world. And in non-fiction, you want readers to fully take in what you are showing them. Choppy prose is a stain on the glass; it attracts attention to itself. The purpose … Continue reading On writing: Good writing is invisible
Wayne Liew writing on Medium: Finding the best niche is not going to propel your work to millions in readership. It is naive to think otherwise, especially when you are a new writer. The only thing new writers should worry about is how to show up every day and put out better work. Deliberate practice … Continue reading On writing: Deliberate practise
Martin Vial writing on Medium: There are three types of change that take place to create something new. First off, we can engage in combinatory change: adding new elements together to bring about something new. The example I used in an earlier article is the addition of the electric motor to a washbasin to create a washing machine. … Continue reading Combinatorial Creativity: Or why modulation was the epochal event in Radiation Oncology
This stimulating paper came from this tweet: https://twitter.com/achoud72/status/1440621536591839240?s=20 The PDF appears here: Wakeham, K., L. Murray, R. Muirhead, M. A. Hawkins, D. Sebag-Montefiore, S. Brown, L. Murphy, et al. 2021. “Multicentre Investigation of Prognostic Factors Incorporating p16 and Tumour Infiltrating Lymphocytes for Anal Cancer After Chemoradiotherapy.” Clinical Oncology 33 (10): 638–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clon.2021.04.015. My summary of … Continue reading Prognostic factors in anal carcinoma- Role of p16 and tumour infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL)
I stumbled on an interesting Twitter thread on effects of XRT on heart. They are mutlifactorial and no effective pharmacotherapy exists. Therefore, the onus is on the medical oncologists (to devise effective "less-cardiotoxic" therapies) and on radiation oncologists to devise effective delivery mechanisms without an obvious increase of the side effects. It is an exciting, … Continue reading Effects of radiation on heart- A series of papers.