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May 01, 2017
We will look to improve and expand mentoring opportunities, develop policy recommendations to support diversity in the oncology workforce, support career development programs, and ensure existing...
May 16, 2017
Dr. Julia Close invites women attending the ASCO Annual Meeting to be a part of conversations about gender in medicine at the Women's Networking Center, either by joining for planned session or...
May 12, 2017
Mr. Todd Pickard considers the effect of the team on professional burnout. Is your team a source of conflict and disappointment, or a source of confidence?
May 09, 2017
I take my responsibilities as a physician seriously. But when faced with my own sick child, everything on my to-do list—writing, research, even clinic—went out the window.
May 08, 2017
If you say things of consequence, there may be consequences; but the alternative is to be inconsequential. Particularly in these tumultuous times for health care and research, we need to speak up!
May 08, 2017
Every time I’ve received a gift from a patient, I feel humbled and slightly embarrassed, for, really, I’m just doing my job. But I treasure each one, tangible or intangible.
May 08, 2017
In oncology, we cannot define our victories by cure, but by the quality of life we are able to provide for our patients.
May 08, 2017
Dr. Sibel Blau's community practice implemented a new model of value-based care delivery to improve the patient experience. The transition was challenging but allows the practice to deliver higher...

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ASCO University
May 10, 2017

Read more to answer the following questions: 1) Is the location and morphology of this tumor significant clinically? 2) Prior to NGS...


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May 05, 2017

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) is now accepting submissions for its Ellen L. Stovall Award for Innovation in...


ASCO Admin
May 04, 2017

This question was posed by an attendee at the 2017 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. What do you think?

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I take my responsibilities as a physician seriously. But when faced with my own sick child, everything on my to-do list—writing, research, even clinic—went out the window.
Dr. Julia Close prepared for the birth of her first child with endless study, reading editorials by physician moms and attending sessions on work-life balance. None of this self-directed education prepared her for the emotional impact of guilt.
This year’s awards honor 25 recipients, and provide vital opportunities for oncologists in low- and middle-income countries to gain useful experience to improve cancer care in their home countries.
ASCO and the oncology community are deeply saddened by the loss of Robert L. Comis, MD, FASCO, who passed away on May 10, 2017. Dr. Comis was a powerful voice in support of clinical trials, cooperative group research, and patient advocacy throughout his career.
Every time I’ve received a gift from a patient, I feel humbled and slightly embarrassed, for, really, I’m just doing my job. But I treasure each one, tangible or intangible.

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