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27 May 2015 12:34 PM
I am pleased to announce that nearly 6,000 abstracts were submitted for the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, a 7.5% increase from last year’s record total. This explosion of data and knowledge is why I...
29 May 2015 11:20 AM
“Value” will be front and center at the ASCO Annual Meeting this year, so much so that it has earned its own search category as a cross-cutting theme in the ASCO Meeting iPlanner. While the word...
26 May 2015 10:50 AM
Communication is at the very heart of palliative care. Understanding the patient, their family, and their goals is the bedrock upon which all palliative care is built. But how do we teach our...
26 May 2015 09:33 AM
Facebook is a remarkable thing. I use it for private matters—to keep in touch with family and friends from long ago. Because of it, I’ve reconnected with people from every stage of my life, as far...
26 May 2015 09:16 AM
This year, I plan to follow the ASCO Annual Meeting from the comfort of my home. It will be the first year of “missing” the Annual Meeting, and one question is whether I will have the discipline to...
21 May 2015 03:06 PM
The excuses not to attend the Annual Meeting are easy to come up with. It is time away from practice and productivity. It certainly cannot be described as cheap, between travel costs, hotel, etc. The...
19 May 2015 01:43 PM
The inaugural Cancer Control in Primary Care Course took place in Bhopal, India, in March 2015, which was fitting since it was the site of the largest environmental disaster in world history....
07 May 2015 12:24 PM
One of my favorite aspects of my job is giving Continuing Medical Education (CME) talks around the country and getting the opportunity to speak to a broad range of oncologists about what they do in...

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ASCO University
27 May 2015 09:47 AM
Thank you to Drs. Chan and Nowak for leading the discussion of this case and also to all of those who contributed to the conversation! The...

Emily Chan, MD, PhD
27 May 2015 09:35 AM
Course Faculty Summary Thank you everyone for the interest in this discussion.  These are my take away points based off of the...

Jan A. Nowak, MD, PhD
27 May 2015 09:31 AM
Course Faculty Summary Thank you everyone for the discussion. Below are my take away points based off of the available information...

Qamar Javed, MBBS
23 May 2015 04:54 PM
Congratulations Respected Lidia!

Emily Chan, MD, PhD
22 May 2015 10:23 AM
Course Faculty Response This patient manifested metastatic disease fairly quickly after the completion of adjuvant FOLFOX chemotherapy....

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