Ernest Rosenbaum, Caring.com Expert


Ernest Rosenbaum, MD, is an oncologist affiliated with Stanford University and with the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, San Francisco, where he has developed protocols for supportive care and clinical practices. A specialist in the treatment of breast, prostate, and colon cancer, Rosenbaum is coauthor of three popular books on cancer: (Andrews McMeel Publishing 2002), (Andrews McMeel Publishing 2005), and (Andrews McMeel Publishing 2007). He has a passionate interest in clinical research and developing ways to improve patient care and communication. Rosenbaum is also a clinical professor of medicine, emeritus, at UCSF and a clinical professor, department of medicine, at Stanford University Medical Center.


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Pain Medication at Home: Controlling Pain — Feb 13, 2010
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Pain Medication at Home: Side Effects from Pain Medication — Feb 13, 2010
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Pain Medication at Home: The Steps of Giving an Injection — Feb 13, 2010
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Pain Medication at Home: Top Do's and Don'ts — Feb 13, 2010
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Pain Medication at Home: Providing Intramuscular and Subcutaneous Injections — Feb 13, 2010
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What if the chemotherapy doesn't work? — May 28, 2008
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What is the protocol for chemotherapy for colon cancer? — May 28, 2008
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Was Abraxane not effective for me if my tumor marker is still high? — May 28, 2008
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