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01 Jun 2015 01:55 PM
In 1964, when the first seven physicians who founded ASCO met, I doubt they imagined what a successful Society they were forming. At that time, cancer treatments were just beginning to have some...
07 Jul 2015 12:59 PM
Dr. Robert Mayer and Dr. Gabriel N. Hortobagyi were named as distinguished members of the OncLive 2015 Giants in Cancer class.
06 Jul 2015 06:06 PM
Whenever I prepare for the ASCO Annual Meeting, I always place the sessions I plan to attend into my phone calendar along with all the other meetings that happen that week, such as editorial boards,...
02 Jul 2015 12:23 PM
“Let’s cut to the chase, doc,” she said. “I know it’s bad, but I want as much time as I can have. I’m not ready to die.”
01 Jul 2015 06:29 PM
It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Society’s new President, Dr. Julie M. Vose. Dr. Vose brings extensive experience to the job as an internationally recognized expert in the research and...
29 Jun 2015 03:36 PM
I see patients in three kinds of supportive scenarios. There are those who come to their visits with me by themselves. I understand why they come alone to address their sexual problems; they think...
26 Jun 2015 01:24 PM
Few readers will remember Kenneth Feinberg. A lawyer by profession, in the wake of 9/11 and more recent tragedies such as the Boston Marathon bombing, he was responsible for answering the...
18 Jun 2015 12:55 PM
The AMA House of Delegates (AMA-HOD) convened a few days after the ASCO Annual Meeting.  It was, in many ways, a continuation of many of the concerns reviewed at the annual ASCO gathering. The...

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James Randolph Hillard, MD
26 Jun 2015 05:27 PM
I agree with all of the points that Dr. Lopes makes in this article, but I believe that it is very important to bring...

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Fifty doctors, nurses and medical students attended the Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course (MCMC) held in Santiago, Chile in...


Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN
25 Jun 2015 07:19 AM
This is a frustrating and painful experience for you. One of the issues with so-called difficult patients is that everyone starts to treat...

Mary Joanne Deforest
25 Jun 2015 12:58 AM
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25 Jun 2015 12:49 AM
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Each year, over 1.6 million Americans and 14 million people worldwide are diagnosed with cancer. Further, cancer causes the deaths of 600,000 people annually in the United States and over eight million people globally. It is estimated that only 5% to 10%...
“Let’s cut to the chase, doc,” she said. “I know it’s bad, but I want as much time as I can have. I’m not ready to die.”
I see patients in three kinds of supportive scenarios. There are those who come to their visits with me by themselves. I understand why they come alone to address their sexual problems; they think that the problem is theirs to fix.
Why do some women with breast cancer discontinue adjuvant hormone therapy, such as tamoxifen and aromatase inhibitors? That’s the question at the heart of a study carried out by researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and the University of Maryland, Baltimore...
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...

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