Features

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

Aug 26, 2015
The 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting not only welcomed more than 37,000 attendees and many new cancer research advances, but also ushered in the 2015-2016 class of the Leadership Development Program (LDP).
Aug 26, 2015
ASCO President-Elect Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FASCO, who will serve as President in 2016-2017, discusses his goals and priorities for his leadership terms.
Aug 21, 2015
ASCO is preparing to expand the boundaries of precision medicine with the launch of its first clinical trial. At a press briefing during the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting, the Society formally announced its plans for the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) study.
Aug 21, 2015
Atul Gawande. Jerome Groopmam. Mehmet Oz. The popularity of these nationally recognized physicians brings home a clear message: The media is interested in what doctors have to say. And while most doctors do not host syndicated television shows, many will be called upon by the media during the course of their careers to explain the findings of a...
Aug 18, 2015
Balancing effective cancer treatment along with rising drug costs is one of the most difficult challenges in oncology today...
Jul 01, 2015
 The Society is pleased to announce a new online Membership Directory that has been updated to make connecting with ASCO colleagues easier than ever.
Jun 29, 2015
Oncology practitioners have a new resource for their quality-improvement arsenal: Clinical Oncology and Error Reduction, published in May 2015, is the first single-volume publication to address medical errors in the setting of cancer care.
Jun 28, 2015
ASCO is pleased to welcome the 2015–2016 ASCO Board of Directors and introduce seven newly instated leaders, who began their terms at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting during the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Jun 28, 2015
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, began her term as the 2015- 2016 President of ASCO at the Annual Business Meeting on June 1, 2015. Dr. Vose, a leading expert in the treatment of patients with lymphoma, is the current Neumann M. and Mildred E. Harris Professorial Chair...
Jun 25, 2015
Survivorship as it relates to cancer care extends beyond the oncologist’s office. In recognition of the vital teamwork needed across specialties to ensure the best care possible, a new symposium has been created to enhance collaboration between primary care physicians and oncology care providers, as well as to highlight relevant and timely topics...

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