Features

The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.

Apr 29, 2016
Over the last 10 years, Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO, has been responsible for helping ASCO seize new opportunities and confront the challenges of an evolving field. We honor his leadership and accomplishments ahead of his retirement as CEO in June 2016.
Apr 28, 2016
Nearly 3,400 health care professionals gathered in San Francisco in January for the 2016 Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium. Attendees learned about state-of-the-art advances in the prevention and management of GI cancers and participated in interactive multidisciplinary sessions.
Apr 28, 2016
Keep up with the latest information from the Annual Meeting and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #ASCO16. Add your Twitter handle to your badge when registering to make it easy for fellow attendees to connect with you (visit am.asco.org and select “Registration” for...
Apr 26, 2016
Dr. Jane C. Wright was instrumental in establishing ASCO as a new society during a pivotal time. This award pays tribute to her remarkable leadership at ASCO, her many contributions to the field of oncology, and her tenacity in finding a cure for cancer.
Apr 26, 2016
Americans are not dying well. Jeanie M. Youngwerth, MD, and D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, discuss the use of cancer therapy in tandem with palliative care in this article, with an introduction by Daniel W. Bowles, MD.
Apr 25, 2016
ASCO confers Special Awards during the Annual Meeting to recognize innovative and dedicated clinicians, researchers, patient advocates, teachers, philanthropists, and leaders of the global oncology community who have made significant contributions to the advancement of cancer care. 
Apr 20, 2016
Chicago-based ASCO members “dish” on fantastic places to enjoy drinks or a meal with friends while you attend the 2016 Annual Meeting.
Mar 02, 2016
The inaugural Cancer Survivorship Symposium, held in January 2016, drew more than 800 attendees across the cancer-care spectrum—far exceeding the goal of 500 attendees. As a way to continue the discussion from the meeting, presenters responded to questions from General Sessions 5 and 6: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Cancer Survivor with...
Mar 02, 2016
Attendees of the 2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium raised a number of provocative questions after General Session 2: Potential Targets for Advanced Prostate Cancer. Many of the questions pertained to two presentations about the influence of DNA repair alterations on the risk of developing prostate cancer and the response to prostate cancer...
Feb 23, 2016
Join us June 3-7, 2016, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, to learn, share, discuss, and debate practice-changing discoveries in cancer care.

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