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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.
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.
The ASCO MOC alternate pathway proposal shifts the focus of the recertification process to continuous learning in oncology. As this plan is meant to address your needs, the proposal is presented for your input.
Diane St. Germain and Dr. Sandra Mitchell invite symposium attendees to share their thoughts about gaps in knowledge and priorities for palliative care research in oncology with staff from the National Cancer Institute on Friday, September 9.
Join fellow attendees to discuss mortality and caring for patients with advanced cancer at the third annual Death Cafe at the 2016 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
Dr. Smita Bhatia's Keynote Address will describe an overview of the current knowledge regarding the role of genomic variation in the development of treatment-related late effects.
Ms. Edson, whose experience as a clerk in the cancer and AIDS unit of a research hospital informed her prizewinning play Wit, will serve as one of two Keynote Speakers at the 2016 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
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.

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