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Christina Koury
Aug 30, 2016 7:03 PM
The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance (PSSCRA) will open applications for its 2017 Prize on October 3rd, 2016. At least five New York-based scientists will each be awarded $200,000/year – for up to three years – to enable them to pursue groundbreaking research at a stage when...
Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN
Aug 26, 2016 1:08 PM
Scalp cooling has been shown to be somewhat effective in preventing chemotherapy-related alopecia. What do you recommend to your patients, especially women with breast cancer? Does your infusion center or chemotherapy unit allow or promote this? How many patients use this and what are the patient...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Aug 10, 2016 9:13 AM
Read more to answer the following questions:
Evaluate the appropriate work up and treatment for HPV-related head and neck cancer
Analyze the interpretation and limitations of p16 staining as a surrogate marker for HPV
Identify the work up and treatment for a head and neck cancer of unknown primary
ASCO International Affairs
Jul 22, 2016 3:19 PM
In the spring of 2015, ASCO partnered with local organizers to hold its first two Cancer Control in Primary Care (CCPC) courses. One year later, follow-up surveys were sent to participants to assess the impact the course had on their practices.
The first CCPC was held in Bhopal, India in March 2015...
Trainee & Early-Career Oncology
Jocelyn Torres De Yao, MD
Jul 13, 2016 12:59 PM
I'm just wondering if it is advisable for early career oncologist, and if they qualify, to be volunteers for one of the ASCO committee.  Several committee seems interesting and I have yet to review the requirement but was hoping someone can share a personal input regarding the commitment required...


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