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May 11, 2016 4:13 PM
Many issues and opportunities require the collective wisdom of the oncology community, but perhaps none are more challenging than those faced by many of our colleagues around the world, as the global...
May 26, 2016 2:51 PM
Dr. Teresa Gilewski is honored to serve as Chair of this year’s ASCO Book Club, featuring When Breath Becomes Air, written by Stanford neurosurgery resident Paul Kalanithi, MD, after his diagnosis...
May 25, 2016 4:57 PM
Today ASCO issued its first clinical practice guideline on invasive cervical cancer, with recommendations organized according to health system resource availability levels. I was honored to serve as...
May 23, 2016 3:14 PM
This is the story of how, like Mr. Smith in Washington, the medical community in Brazil gathered to speak truth to power about the lack of evidence for phosphoethanolamine as a cancer treatment.
May 23, 2016 1:41 PM
I have seen many patients grapple with the consequences of cancer and its treatment on their own sexual view of themselves (their sexual self-schema), and how it can impact the relationship between...
May 18, 2016 6:46 PM
Working in oncology does not confer immunity from this disease, but I have wished that it did in some way.
May 11, 2016 2:01 PM
A recent AMA Wire article highlighted the resident depression endemic and identified some strategies for improvement. The upshot: Too many trainees are unhappy with their jobs.
Apr 26, 2016 6:39 PM
Get the most out of your Annual Meeting experience by planning your time carefully and taking advantage of the unique opportunities ASCO offers for education and networking.

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Michael A. Thompson, MD, PhD
May 29, 2016 8:41 AM
.@MayoClinic  incl Social Media Scholarship Activities in Academic Advancement [5/2016] @CabreraERDR http://ow.ly/...

Caroline Mawer
May 27, 2016 4:41 AM
I really like that you brought up sensate focus - which I also think is great. But the resource you signposted made it out to be very...

Caroline Mawer
May 27, 2016 4:38 AM
Another really great post from Dr Dizon. Thanks! I'm sad that sexuality isnt included in the holistic approach everyone surely aims...

Virginia D. Anderson
May 25, 2016 2:22 PM

As we continue to make improvements to ASCOconnection.org, we want to make the Discussion section meaningful for medical students,...


ASCO University
May 25, 2016 9:30 AM
Thank you to Drs. Bartley and Price for leading the discussion of this case and also to all of those who contributed to the conversation!...

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Get the most out of your Annual Meeting experience by planning your time carefully and taking advantage of the unique opportunities ASCO offers for education and networking.
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Dr. Jane C. Wright was instrumental in establishing ASCO as a new society during a pivotal time. This award pays tribute to her remarkable leadership at ASCO, her many contributions to the field of oncology, and her tenacity in finding a cure for cancer.
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