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Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Apr 12, 2017 9:01 AM
Read more to answer the following questions: 1) Would you recommend clinical genetics consultation for BRCA testing? Would an expanded panel be beneficial? 2) What would be the next step in this patient’s management? 3) Is there a value in performing biopsy of liver lesion before starting any...
Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH
Apr 05, 2017 10:07 AM
Our goal is to facilitate communication and create collaborative opportunities among oncology health care professionals of various disciplines in the Arab World Region to enhance their professional development and improve cancer care in the region. All health care professionals with an interest in...
Molecular Oncology Tumor Board
ASCO University
Mar 15, 2017 9:47 AM
Read more to answer the following questions:
1. Who should get routine molecular testing at the time of diagnosis of NSCLC and what genes should be included in the molecular panel?
2. What is the proper timing of testing and sequencing of available therapies?
3. What treatment options are available...
Research and Meeting News
Virginia D. Anderson
Mar 06, 2017 6:55 PM
The Sjöberg Prize for Cancer Research is a new major international prize and the inaugural 2017 Sjöberg Prize was awarded to Tony Hunter and James Allison
Nominations are now open for candidates...
ASCO International Affairs
Feb 22, 2017 12:01 PM
In 2015, ASCO partnered with local organizers to hold Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Courses (MCMCs) in Brazil, Zimbabwe, and China. One year later, follow-up surveys were sent to participants to assess the impact the course had on their practices.
The first MCMC was held in São Paulo, Brazil...