Sep 25, 2011 2:25 PM
Volunteer Team to Honduras includes First-Ever Oncology Nursing Component Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, PhD APRN-BC AOCNPÒ, and Julie Carlson, MS APN AOCNSÒ We have just returned from a very rewarding experience working with nurses who provide cancer care in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. In August 2011, we spent...
Sep 20, 2011 5:14 PM
The UN General Assembly today concluded a two-day High-Level Meeting to address the epidemic of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and chronic lung disease. ASCO strongly supports the Political Declaration unanimously adopted at the Meeting by Member States...
Vanessa J. Eaton
Jul 18, 2011 12:53 PM
ASCO collaborates with societies outside of the United States to further best practices in oncology and to improve patient outcomes. The MCMC supports the development of multidisciplinary management of common cancers through the education of general physicians, specialists, nurses, and other...
Jul 17, 2011 8:07 PM
An IDEA That Can Change PracticeBy Saroj Niraula and Ian F. TannockDivision of Medical Oncology and Hematology Princess Margaret Hospital and University of Toronto, CanadaThe IDEA (International Development and Education Award) program provides an opportunity for young oncologists in low- and...
Doug H.M. Pyle
Jul 07, 2011 2:53 PM
One of ASCO’s goals in its international programs is to support international research skills and capacity and promote international research collaborations.As the most recent example of these efforts, this past weekend in the historic Transylvanian city of Cluj-Napoca, ASCO and its partner the...