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ASCO Connection
Jul 31, 2017 9:16 AM
What are your favorite oncology-related social media accounts to follow?
ASCO International Affairs
Jul 14, 2017 8:27 AM
ASCO recently partnered with local organizers to conduct courses in Indonesia and Nigeria. The evaluation forms used at these courses introduced the use of a retrospective pre-post design to evaluate the educational objectives. At the end of the course, respondents were asked to rate their level of...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Jul 12, 2017 7:10 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1) Should this patient, without a known family history, undergo genetic counseling and testing?  2) What type of genetic testing should be performed, germline or somatic testing? 3) How many genes should be tested for and what is the significance of...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Jun 14, 2017 6:46 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1) What defines sarcomatoid carcinoma on pathology? 2) Are additional ancillary studies, including immunostainings, beneficial to evaluate site of origin (this tumor was CD10 focally positive)? 3)What are the front line therapy options for this rare...
Research and Meeting News
ASCO Connection
Jun 08, 2017 11:14 AM
For many early-career researchers, applying for their first grants can be daunting. What advice have you received that helped you get through the process of grant writing successfully?