Features

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

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...
Jun 25, 2015
Personalized cancer care is not a new concept, but its application has been enabled and enhanced by a far greater understanding than ever before of the biologic underpinnings of cancer....
Jun 25, 2015
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO (CCF) presented more than $6.7 million in grants and awards to more than 200 promising oncology researchers at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting. The Conquer Cancer Foundation and ASCO congratulate the recipients on their contributions to the field of oncology and offer profound thanks to the generous organizations...
Jun 25, 2015
CancerLinQ™ LLC, provided the first demonstration of its groundbreaking HIT platform at ASCO’s 51st Annual Meeting in Chicago’s McCormick Place. CancerLinQ has also completed agreements with 12 of the 15 oncology practices across the United States that will adopt the first version of...

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