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At the Plenary Session of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting, the results of a longitudinal trial begun in 2007 showed me that patient engagement is much more important that I had imagined.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Annual Meeting took place on October 17-18. Here are some highlights on a selection of many of the topics and interactions over that meeting.
The ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting is in September. As Chair of the Research Community Forum Council, I’m very excited about what’s in store for this year’s meeting and would like to encourage all researchers and research staff to join us for this enriching event.
I think the facet of cancer most commonly misunderstood by non-scientists (patients/families) is heterogeneity. Several presentations at the Prostate Cancer Foundation Annual Retreat touched on this theme.
This year’s Community Research Forum Annual Meeting is right around the corner. As Chair of the CRF Council, I am very excited about the Meeting and would like to invite you to participate in this unique opportunity.
At a reception well attended by many prominent thoracic oncologists this week, after the last lung cancer sessions of this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting had ended, the atmosphere was jubilant. Some were relieved that their presentations had gone well and that they could finally relax. Most were glad...
As someone who is interested in prostate cancer almost exclusively in my practice, listening to Dr. Nicholas James present the data from the STAMPEDE trial was of high interest.
I listened to some of my favorite presenters in my field of interest and got to sample some wonderful biology I would most certainly have missed.
I think I may have absorbed more information in this format than the usual scurrying about in Chicago, and my own bed was terrific.
As I prepared to come to the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, I have to admit that I had one trepidation—I had to present a poster.
I recently attended the co-sponsored Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. As usual, it was somewhat of a “firehose to take a drink” scenario with great presentations, more posters than you could possibly absorb, and lots of progress on many fronts.
The third annual ASCO Quality Care Symposium was held October 17-18, in Boston. This meeting has rapidly become the premier event to attend for oncologists, advanced practice providers, nurses, and other cancer professionals dedicated to quality improvement.