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  • Board Preparation: Lung Cancer, Symptom Management

    24 Apr 2014 03:56 PM

    Every issue of ASCO Connection: Trainee & Early-Career Oncologists will have an opportunity for you to test your knowledge in order to assist your preparations for Board examinations. Questions come from ASCO-SEP, 3rd edition, ASCO’s self-evaluation program, and will cover a variety of cancer types and topics. This issue features the most frequently missed questions from two popular chapters: Lung Cancer and Symptom Management. Correct... Read more

  • Career Journeys: Dr. Amreen Husain, Industry

    24 Apr 2014 03:49 PM

    Amreen Husain, MD, is the Senior Medical Director and Global Clinical Lead for Avastin Gynecologic Cancer, Product Development Oncology, at Genentech, Inc., in San Francisco, CA, where she has worked for 3.5 years. Amreen Husain, MD Member since: 2001 Volunteer activities: Professional Development Committee; Leadership Development Program (2009- 2010); ASCO-Society of Gynecologic Oncology Task Force Liaison; ASCO Annual Meeting... Read more

  • Maximize Your Opportunities: Professional Development Tips for Early-Career Flexibility

    24 Apr 2014 03:42 PM

    By Edward S. Kim, MD, Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System Edward S. Kim, MD Member since: 1999 Volunteer activities: Cancer Research Committee (Chair-Elect); Molecular Markers Tutorial Committee; Journal of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board; Leadership Development Program (2010-2011); Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Young Investigator Award recipient (2002) As I reflect on the hundreds of fellows and... Read more

  • Submitting a Great Mentor Letter for Your Grant and Award Applications

    24 Apr 2014 03:33 PM

    By Dawn L. Hershman, MD, Columbia University Dawn L. Hershman, MDMember since: 1999Volunteer activities: Cancer Prevention Committee; Journal of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board; Workforce Advisory Group; Conquer Cancer Foundation Grants Selection Committee (Immediate Past Chair); Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Career Development Award (2002) and Advanced Clinical Research Award in Breast Cancer (2007) recipientWhen fellows and junior faculty... Read more

  • Mentoring for New Community Physicians: The Toledo Clinic Experience

    23 Apr 2014 11:43 PM

    Structured program eases transition from training to practice By Bahu S. Shaikh, MD, FACP, and Rex B. Mowat, MD, Toledo Clinic Cancer Centers Bahu S. Shaikh, MD, FACPMember since: 1979 Rex B. Mowat, MD Member since: 2000 The practice of medicine continues to evolve rapidly, and a complex set of skills is required to keep up with the pace of change and perform well in the medical oncology private practice setting. This can be quite... Read more

  • 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting: Resources, Tools for Trainee and Early-Career Attendees

    23 Apr 2014 11:14 PM

    The 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, May 30–June 3 in Chicago, IL, provides unique opportunities and resources for members of oncology training programs and early-career medical professionals in their first three years post-training. Visit the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting site to register and view preliminary program information. TRAINEE & JUNIOR FACULTY MEMBER LOUNGE ASCO Members In-Training, Full Members eligible for discounted dues, Medical... Read more

  • Fellows’ Track at Breast Cancer Symposium Provides Multidisciplinary Environment for Learning, Networking

    16 Apr 2014 01:24 PM

    The Breast Cancer Symposium, cosponsored by ASCO, offers special opportunities for early-career oncologists to network with colleagues and expert faculty and pursue focused learning with a Fellows’ Track of ticketed sessions limited to resident, fellow, and junior faculty attendees. Trainee and early-career attendees of the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium (September 4-6, San Francisco, CA) can register for a networking reception and an educational... Read more

  • Don't Call Your Program Director "Dude". . . and Other Tips to Maintain Professionalism during Fellowship

    25 Feb 2014 08:47 PM

        Michael Postow, MDInstitution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterMember since: 2010ASCO activities: 2013 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Young Investigator Award recipient (supported by the Journal of Clinical Oncology);Professional Development (Career Development) and Cancer Research (Phase 1 Update Working Group) Committee member By Michael Postow, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Fellowship... Read more

  • Watch Videos, Read Transcripts from Expert Interviews at GI, GU Cancers Symposia

    25 Feb 2014 07:27 PM

    Catch up on the hottest topics in gastrointestinal and genitourinary oncology by viewing video interviews with recognized experts filmed at this year's Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium and Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. Videos and accompanying complete transcripts were produced by Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Daily News and Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Daily News. Gastrointestinal cancers Dr. Andrew X. Zhu Speaks on the Challenges... Read more

  • ASCO Connection: Trainee & Early-Career Oncologists Digital Edition

    24 Jan 2014 05:10 PM

    Read the complete First Quarter 2014 issue of ASCO Connection: Trainee & Early-Career Oncologists online in an enhanced digital edition with embedded links:... Read more