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Dr. Blanke is a professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Oregon Health and Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute and an ASCO Board of Directors member.

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Jul 14, 2017
Dr. Blanke is a professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Oregon Health and Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute and an ASCO Board of Directors member.
Jul 05, 2017
For the theme that will guide his presidential term, Dr. Johnson selected “Delivering Discoveries: Expanding the Reach of Precision Medicine,” which highlights the importance of making precision medicine accessible to every patient with cancer.

Exclusive Journals Coverage

Apr 26, 2017
At a time when more people are surviving cancer than ever before, new paradigms of care and perhaps even new definitions of survivorship are needed, according to a paper published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Jan 06, 2017
A study of 30,903 men newly-diagnosed with non-metastatic prostate cancer between 1988 and 2015 found that use of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), which inhibits cancer growth by lowering testosterone, was not associated with an increased risk of dementia.

Current Controversies in Oncology

Jul 14, 2017
In this excerpt from the 2017 ASCO Educational Book, four experts from different fields offer perspectives on how to address the challenging question of cost of care.
May 02, 2017
Dr. George D. Demetri and Dr. Jaap Verweij debate whether physicians should use olaratumab as a new standard of care for patients with metastatic STS today, or wait until the phase III trial results are available.

ASCO International

Jul 14, 2017
In honor of the IDEA program’s milestone year, ASCO looks back at the original formation of the award as well as recognizes this year’s IDEA and IDEA-PC recipients
Jul 03, 2017
ASCO Faculty describe their experience as volunteers for ASCO International.​ Read the complete transcript of this interview below the video.

Society & Member News

Jul 24, 2017
ASCO is launching its new Practice Engagement Program to help administrators, physicians, and other members of the care team navigate ASCO tools, programs, and resources available to help oncology practices respond to the changes occurring in the cancer care delivery system.
Jul 14, 2017
Art of Oncology articles – featuring vivid, elegiac stories about the ethical, moral, and emotional challenges faced by terminally ill patients and the oncologists who treat them – are now available as podcasts.

Trainee & Early-Career Oncologists

Jul 14, 2017
Test your knowledge of head and neck cancers and gastrointestinal cancers with questions from a past edition of ASCO-SEP®, ASCO’s self-evaluation program in oncology.   
Jul 07, 2017
Letting negative feelings fester and lead to burnout has a deleterious impact on the professional and personal lives of oncologists, so it's important to address the signs and symptoms of burnout as soon as possible, before they derail you from your professional goals.