The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
Dr. Michael J. Birrer Explores Molecular, Genetic, and Quality-of-Life Markers Among Long-Term Survivors of Ovarian Cancer
Aug 24, 2016
The innovative, holistic research strives to answer the question, are there biologic or quality-of-life markers that differentiate long-term survivors of ovarian cancer?
Aug 18, 2016
Lucy Kalanithi, MD, discusses her late husband's book, When Breath Becomes Air, an autobiographical account of Paul Kalanithi, MD, a physician diagnosed with lung cancer. The book was featured at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Aug 18, 2016
ASCO’s data-driven rapid-learning system for cancer care is now being used by 65 vanguard practices around the United States, bringing more than 1,000 providers and 750,000 patient records into its fold.
Aug 15, 2016
Bruce E. Johnson, MD, FASCO, began his term as ASCO President- Elect in June 2016 and will serve as 2017-2018 President. Dr. Johnson is chief clinical research officer and institute physician at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Jun 29, 2016
Dr. Hurria is a geriatric oncologist at City of Hope, an ASCO member since 2001, a Board of Directors member, and Immediate Past Chair of the Professional Development Committee.
Jun 29, 2016
“We are not just a trade union, serving members, but an organization with a larger goal in mind—to improve the lives of patients with cancer,” Dr. Hayes said.
Jun 27, 2016
“ASCO’s mission is not changing,” Dr. Hudis, ASCO's new CEO, said. “My vision is to expand the reach and the depth of our positive impact on the quality of care that patients receive on a global scale.”
2016 ASCO Presidential Address: “Collective Wisdom: The Future of Patient-Oriented Care and Research”
Jun 01, 2016
Watch an exclusive video of Dr. Julie M. Vose delivering her Presidential Address at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, and read the complete transcript.
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.