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Jun 13, 2016 12:22 PM
Last week I introduced the theme I’ve selected for my term as ASCO President, Together, we’ll be making a difference for our patients and in our profession with the help of some game-changing...
Jun 23, 2016 3:21 PM
Subterfuge never solves sexual dysfunction after cancer. Patients and their partners need to talk to each other, and from that talk comes understanding and sharing and empathy and, eventually,...
Jun 22, 2016 7:18 PM
ASCO composed and successfully brought to the AMA-HOD several resolutions representing some of our most pressing concerns and/or initiatives, including regulations on handling hazardous materials,...
Jun 08, 2016 1:21 PM
Twitter and Virtual Meeting add new layers of depth to 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting presentations.
Jun 05, 2016 11:39 AM
Much of the news this week in prostate cancer will be generated by the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. There are likely to be considerable news releases regarding precision medicine, and especially...
Jun 04, 2016 9:36 AM
We recently converted our electronic record system to EPIC, and the new perspective provides useful illumination. Truly patient-focused care requires that our practice and our records—verbal, written...
Jun 03, 2016 3:00 AM
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Chicago for the 52nd ASCO Annual Meeting. I chose the theme of “Collective Wisdom: The Future of Patient-Centered Care and Research” to represent the importance of...
Jun 01, 2016 11:50 AM
When you and your patient are in uncharted territory in the cancer landscape, the words you choose to communicate uncertainty and the way you convey them matter a great deal.

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ASCO University
Jun 29, 2016 9:10 AM
Thank you to Drs. Brat and DeAngelis for leading the discussion of this case and also to all of those who contributed to the conversation!...

Lisa Marie DeAngelis, MD
Jun 29, 2016 8:59 AM
Course Faculty Summary The patient refused radiotherapy and temozolomide was restarted.  However, she could tolerate only 5 cycles...

Daniel Brat
Jun 29, 2016 8:55 AM
Course Faculty Summary For patients with diffuse gliomas, it is critical to perform testing for IDH mutations, since the findings are...

Lisa Marie DeAngelis, MD
Jun 28, 2016 5:50 PM
Course Faculty Response In response to the question from Dr. Villalobos, currently we are not aware of the mechanisms of resistance in...

Ahmad Daher, MD, PhD
Jun 25, 2016 12:13 PM
Had the patient presented today, current data supports the use of radiation followed by chemotherapy for a partially resected low-grade...

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When you and your patient are in uncharted territory in the cancer landscape, the words you choose to communicate uncertainty and the way you convey them matter a great deal.
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Watch an exclusive video of Dr. Julie M. Vose delivering her Presidential Address at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, and read the complete transcript.
Last week I introduced the theme I’ve selected for my term as ASCO President, Together, we’ll be making a difference for our patients and in our profession with the help of some game-changing initiatives from ASCO, of which I will describe just a few.
Having completed my year as President-Elect, I have been struck by the many facets in which ASCO does indeed endeavor to conquer cancer—which leads to my Presidential theme, ASCO: Making a Difference in Cancer Care with You.

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