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Jul 11, 2016 4:55 AM
Believe it or not, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 was passed more than 1 year ago, and program changes begin in less than six months, on Janurary 1, 2017.
Jul 20, 2016 1:59 PM
Solving the chemical or mechanical challenges of sex after cancer isn't always enough. My work often involves helping patients connect their body to their head and their heart.
Jul 19, 2016 5:10 PM
Drug companies play a key role in improving cancer care, but financial toxicity for patients continues to worsen. Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty from excessive drug costs, and we have an...
Jul 14, 2016 2:55 PM
My patient chose not to share her cancer diagnosis. She shouldered so much, and did it only with the support of her husband—no friends, no neighbors, not even her children. It was the way she wanted...
Jul 11, 2016 7:53 PM
Follow-on biologics are here to stay, and represent enormous potential for patients with cancer being treated in low- and middle-income countries.
Jul 01, 2016 3:28 PM
We survivors get lots of sympathy, while our caregivers get taken for granted, much of the time even by us. 
Jun 30, 2016 5:21 PM
The ASCO Annual Meeting represents the largest and most important meeting of oncologists in the world, and the benefits of attending are numerous. When I arrived at this year's Annual Meeting, I...
Jun 30, 2016 4:26 PM
This year's sessions will feature cutting-edge research and opportunities for oncology, palliative care clinicians, and other health care professionals to network, develop collaborations, learn from...

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ASCO International Affairs
Jul 22, 2016 3:19 PM

In the spring of 2015, ASCO partnered with local organizers to hold its first two Cancer Control in Primary Care (CCPC) courses. One...


Jocelyn Torres De Yao, MD
Jul 13, 2016 12:59 PM

I'm just wondering if it is advisable for early career oncologist, and if they qualify, to be volunteers for one of the ASCO committee...


ASCO University
Jul 13, 2016 9:27 AM

Read more to answer the following questions:

  1. According to WHO 2016 criteria, what is the most accurate diagnosis and how do...

ASCO International Affairs
Jun 30, 2016 12:22 PM

ASCO partnered with local organizers to hold three Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Courses (MCMC) between February and April 2016....

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This year’s CTPA winners, which included community-based practices in Nebraska, Illinois, and Virginia, were recognized for their high-quality clinical research sites.
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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.
Drug companies play a key role in improving cancer care, but financial toxicity for patients continues to worsen. Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty from excessive drug costs, and we have an ethical obligation to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable.

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