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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.
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The ASCO Annual Meeting represents the largest and most important meeting of oncologists in the world, and the benefits of attending are numerous. When I arrived at this year's Annual Meeting, I wondered, how well were women represented?
This year's sessions will feature cutting-edge research and opportunities for oncology, palliative care clinicians, and other health care professionals to network, develop collaborations, learn from one another, and grow professionally.
ASCO composed and successfully brought to the AMA-HOD several resolutions representing some of our most pressing concerns and/or initiatives, including regulations on handling hazardous materials, transparency on clinical pathways, reimbursement models, and Part B drug payments.
Twitter and Virtual Meeting add new layers of depth to 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting presentations.
It is my pleasure to welcome you to Chicago for the 52nd ASCO Annual Meeting. I chose the theme of “Collective Wisdom: The Future of Patient-Centered Care and Research” to represent the importance of the multimodal care that is necessary for our patients.
Nurse-led patient navigation services are clearly valuable. A study being presented at #ASCO16 may provide enough evidence of a survival benefit to make these services reimbursable.
A brief NCORP update. The NCTN and NCORP continue to open and modify Precision Medicine clinical trials including ALCHEMIST, LungMAP, Exceptional Responders, and NCI MATCH.
Dr. Teresa Gilewski is honored to serve as Chair of this year’s ASCO Book Club, featuring When Breath Becomes Air, written by Stanford neurosurgery resident Paul Kalanithi, MD, after his diagnosis with metastatic lung cancer at age 36.
Having completed my year as President-Elect, I have been struck by the many facets in which ASCO does indeed endeavor to conquer cancer—which leads to my Presidential theme, ASCO: Making a Difference in Cancer Care with You.
The first ASCO Annual Meeting that I attended was in 1982, soon after I completed my fellowship in gynecologic oncology. It was an inspiring experience that stimulated and encouraged my continuous participation in our extraordinary Society.
Get the most out of your Annual Meeting experience by planning your time carefully and taking advantage of the unique opportunities ASCO offers for education and networking.
When a group of medical students approached Dr. Frederick Chite Asirwa to help lead their efforts towards cancer awareness in various schools in Western Kenya, he gladly agreed.
Dr. Julie Gralow is excited to be participating in Union for International Cancer Control World Cancer Day events along with more than 500 Nigerian patients, survivor advocates, health care providers, government officials, students, and parents.
In the face of limited health care resources and a rising national health budget, it is important to consider value when making treatment decisions for patients with cancer. This is a key question for all of us involved in cancer care and research. The answer may be a bit different coming from the...
During the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, a new award will be given out to recognize an extraordinary female leader in oncology and role model who has excelled as a mentor. I encourage you to nominate colleagues for this honor by January 29.
Participate in a Breakout Session on "Perspectives on Physician Aid in Dying" on Friday, January 22, at the 2016 Gastroinestinal Cancers Symposium, led by Chair Dr. George Fisher and speakers Dr. Lynne P Taylor and Dr. Kavitha Ramchandran.

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