Latest Blogs

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 simply by stopping by to meet colleagues and have a cup of coffee.
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!
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International Perspectives

International Perspectives provides an interactive platform for international leaders in their respective fields to share perspectives on oncology topics. International Perspectives contributors are invited to post by invitation from ASCO’s volunteer leadership and key staff.

Jan 04, 2017
Dr. Maher Saifo, an oncologist practicing in Syria, discusses how the Syrian war is affecting cancer care in a post written with his patient, Lama Meer Yousef. Together, they share their story of survival and hope against incredible odds.
Nov 14, 2016
Dr. Nagi S. El-Saghir, Dr. Rita Saroufim, and Dr. Sarah Daouk helped high school students put their science lessons into real-world context during a presentation on breast cancer awareness.
Sep 12, 2016
Dr. Nagi S. El Saghir shares highlights from the 11th annual Best of ASCO Lebanon, attended by more than 300 medical professional from the country and surrounding region.
Apr 11, 2016
A letter from Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, MD, FACP, FASCO, Chair of ASCO's Global Oncology Leadership Task Force.
Apr 11, 2016
I have had a wonderful experience working with ASCO’s International Cancer Corps to start the Bhutan cancer registry.
Mar 01, 2016
Dr. Nagi El Saghir reflects on the challenges of delivering cancer care in regions rocked by hostilities, but sees hope in impactful educational and scientific meetings such as the recent Beirut Breast Cancer Conference (BBCC-4).

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