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Sep 21, 2017
"At different points in the retreat, I felt indebted to the women who came before me... and renewed by the ideas we all have to make a world of difference in cancer care," writes Dr. Stephanie Graff.
Sep 15, 2017
When a new patient comes to see you about a cancer diagnosis, think about the invisible things they may be carrying to the visit, such as fear, anxiety, sleepless nights, financial worries, and concern for their loved ones.
Sep 14, 2017
Dr. Dinesh Pendharkar outlines the current work of ASCO's International Affairs Committee. A particular emphasis this year is fostering clinical research in oncology through capacity and skill development.
Sep 12, 2017
I applaud the Foundation for Women’s Cancers for highlighting the importance of trials, and join them in their push for more trial options for not only my own patients, but for all patients with cancer.
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Dec 19, 2016
This new meeting will focus on the clinical application of immunology to cancer care, including immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy and novel combinations, the use of adoptive T-cell therapy and CAR T-cells, predictive and prognostic biomarkers, and more.
Dec 12, 2016
Dr. Smita Bhatia reflects on Dr. Anna T. Meadows' achievements and contributions to the field of survivorship as the 2017 Cancer Survivorship Symposium approaches.
Dec 06, 2016
Survival rates for many types of cancers have continued to improve over the past several decades, contributing to a growing number of long-term cancer survivors. With longer survival, attention to the chronic and long-term adverse treatment effects has become increasingly important.
Nov 03, 2016
The foundation of the guideline update is that palliative care should apply from the time of diagnosis, and through treatment, recurrence, and long-term survivorship or the end of life.
Nov 01, 2016
As voting-eligible members of ASCO, you enjoy substantial benefits and privileges, but with those benefits comes the responsibility to participate in the election to give the Board a clear mandate and a show of confidence.
Oct 21, 2016
As physicians, Dr. Michael K. Keng writes, we have the responsibility not only to care for our patients, but to improve patient care. Quality improvement is often known as a mechanism to reduce cost, but it is also an opportunity to improve the full patient experience. 

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