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Apr 21, 2017
The new Education Council will ensure that ASCO’s educational goals and strategies match its programs, and will evaluate collaboration across ASCO’s education portfolio.
Apr 20, 2017
Get the most out of your experience at the ASCO Annual Meeting by making preparations and familiarizing yourself with the program and materials before you arrive in Chicago.
Apr 18, 2017
I want to thank and pay tribute to the oncology nurses who are a true blessing and essential to providing exceptional care for my patients.
Apr 14, 2017
When faced with a suffering patient and family, it can be all too easy to blame yourself for their pain. Dr. Nasser Hanna encourages you to remember that the cancer is at fault, not you.
Apr 09, 2017
Every year, 400 physicians commit suicide. Nearly 10% of trainees have thought about it in the last two weeks. This is a serious problem that requires a fundamental culture change.
Apr 07, 2017
Dr. Nagi S. El-Saghir and colleagues share highlights from a successful and well-publicized breast cancer awareness campaign in Lebanon, focused around International Women's Day.
Apr 06, 2017
I think we would like to believe that all of our patients, and their family members, experience personal growth and end up as better human beings after cancer than they were before, but this is...
Apr 04, 2017
Dr. Jane Lowe Meisel reflects on the sense of unease that comes with knowing that cancer can happen to anyone (including oncologists), and turning that feeling into motivation.

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Anupma Nayak
Apr 21, 2017
Dr. Calfa has raised a very important point here. Oncologists and pathologists should be aware of the ethical issues associated with...

Carmen Julia Calfa, MD
Apr 21, 2017
Course Faculty Response 6. Based on the germline mutation found, what additional testing/counseling would you offer?    I...

Anupma Nayak
Apr 21, 2017
Course Faculty Response 6. Based on the germline mutation found, what additional testing/counseling would you offer?    The...

Anupma Nayak
Apr 21, 2017
Course Faculty Response 5. What targeted therapeutic options would you recommend and what are the potential biomarkers of response based...

Carmen Julia Calfa, MD
Apr 21, 2017
Course Faculty Response 5. What targeted therapeutic options would you recommend and what are the potential biomarkers of response based...

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