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Jan 05, 2017
Do you belong to your ASCO State/Regional Affiliate? If not, you should! Do you take advantage of all they have to offer? If not, you should! You, and more importantly your patients, will benefit...
Feb 22, 2017
Making patients happy isn't just about doing whatever they ask. As health care professionals, we have an obligation to look out for their best interests.
Feb 21, 2017
During our national meetings, when we describe cases with CT scans and labs, why don’t we take the next step and inivite patients to tell their stories in their own words?
Feb 17, 2017
BBCC5 offered didactic sessions with presentations on recent advances in breast cancer research and management and 1-hour tumor board sessions where a panel of experts and the audience discuss real...
Feb 07, 2017
ASCO’s commitment to women is not new, but Dr. Sonali M. Smith hopes that the new Women in Oncology Blog will bring renewed energy and passion to this topic.
Feb 02, 2017
When it comes to many alternative therapies, the data is too sparse to inform discussions on benefits and/or risks, as my patient learned when her supplement use prevented her from continuing on a...
Jan 30, 2017
In the past 2 years, Bellevue Cancer Center's legal clinic saw more than 75 patients who were ineligible for lifesaving transplants or clinical trials due to their immigration status. Ms. Domna...
Jan 27, 2017
Emotional overload and professional burnout can be isolating, as Dr. Nasser H. Hanna describes. But you are not alone.

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ASCO International Affairs
Feb 22, 2017

In 2015, ASCO partnered with local organizers to hold Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Courses (MCMCs) in Brazil, Zimbabwe, and China...


Karen Mann
Feb 22, 2017
Course Faculty Response Resistance to TKI therapy can occur by a variety of mechanisms both BCR-ABL1 dependent and BCR-ABL1...

Ellen K. Ritchie, MD
Feb 22, 2017
Course Faculty Response The incidence of pleural effusion on dasatinib treatment is approximately 20%.  Pleural effusions...

Noelle K. LoConte, MD
Feb 19, 2017
I think you have hit the issues right on the head.  We collectively still have a lot of work to do.  I look forward to more blog...

Ginna Laport, MD
Feb 17, 2017
HI Soni, So glad that YOU are leading this mission which is filling an deep unmet need for we women in Oncology! Ginna

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ASCO calls on national leaders to eliminate unjustified barriers to scientific exchange and medical education, and will do all we can to support participation in ASCO’s scientific meetings and other educational opportunities that help advance patient care around the world.
ASCO’s commitment to women is not new, but Dr. Sonali M. Smith hopes that the new Women in Oncology Blog will bring renewed energy and passion to this topic.
As ASCO and the oncology community prepare for World Cancer Day on February 4, 2017, I've been reflecting on the day's theme of "We can. I can," which recognizes the individual responsibilities and opportunities that are built on the advances we make collectively.
When it comes to many alternative therapies, the data is too sparse to inform discussions on benefits and/or risks, as my patient learned when her supplement use prevented her from continuing on a clinical trial.
Emotional overload and professional burnout can be isolating, as Dr. Nasser H. Hanna describes. But you are not alone.

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