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Jan 29, 2016 8:27 AM
In the face of limited health care resources and a rising national health budget, it is important to consider value when making treatment decisions for patients with cancer. This is a key question...
Feb 03, 2016 5:00 PM
ASCO CEO Dr. Allen S. Lichter reflects on an optimistic approach to the challenges of providing high-quality cancer care around the globe on World Cancer Day.
Feb 03, 2016 4:55 PM
The decision to scale up the provision of oral chemotherapy was a watershed event in the regulation of private health insurance in Brazil; however, prospects for expanded access to such medicines in...
Feb 01, 2016 1:28 PM
I find I greet the new year with both anticipation and anxiety; this year, however, has thus far been tinged with sadness.
Jan 19, 2016 7:43 PM
I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Cardinale Smith about Oncotalk, a communications course that she coordinates for oncology professionals and trainees.
Jan 19, 2016 2:57 PM
There is plenty of research that proves what we intuitively know: a person who is well informed and invested in her treatment is more likely to seek out the resources she needs to cope with the...
Jan 11, 2016 2:26 PM
This is a story of how small things really can make a big difference: a nurse anticipating a problem for a patient, a biomedical engineer open to collaboration, and a care provider taking an...
Jan 06, 2016 7:45 PM
One of the most frequent questions I hear in my clinic is, “Are we making any progress?” or, “Is there anything new out there?” The answer is always yes, or more properly, YES!

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Ridha Oueslati, PhD
Feb 06, 2016 7:09 AM
It is an honor to be one from the family working in cancer field. In these days , it is normal to avance the National and International...

Samata M. Kakkad
Feb 03, 2016 4:20 PM
Cancer metastasis is more difficult to treat than treating cancer before it has invaded. Detecting and treating cancer at an...

Rania A. Azmi, PhD, MSc, BSc
Feb 03, 2016 3:05 AM
I am proud of both the UICC and ASCO for emphasizing "We Can" and especially, the "I Can" part for this year's World Cancer Day message. In...

Marc Holman
Feb 02, 2016 8:44 PM
I have been reading the recent research in cancer survivors and fall risk due to chemo related neuropathy. I am a strength and conditioning...

Katharina Pachmann, MD
Feb 02, 2016 7:25 PM
If we understand that early detection saves lives, how can we explain that the United states have 12 fold more cancers detected per...

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ASCO CEO Dr. Allen S. Lichter reflects on an optimistic approach to the challenges of providing high-quality cancer care around the globe on World Cancer Day.
I find I greet the new year with both anticipation and anxiety; this year, however, has thus far been tinged with sadness.
ASCO is seeking candidates for Editor in Chief of ASCO Connection. The 5-year term will begin in December 2016; please apply by March 1, 2016.
60.4% of women diagnosed with stage 0-IV breast cancer within the last 5 year were willing to accept an antidepressant from an oncologist and only 26.3% preferred treatment from a mental health professional.
The decision to scale up the provision of oral chemotherapy was a watershed event in the regulation of private health insurance in Brazil; however, prospects for expanded access to such medicines in the public health system are bleak in the short term.

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