As the coronavirus pandemic increased in scope and the size of the population affected, ASCO leaders and staff immediately focused on how to support members and the patients they care for during the public health crisis.
"What has always inspired and driven me is the power of connections—of relationships between people with great minds, and great intentions, to achieve great things," said Dr. Howard A. "Skip" Burris III in his 2020 presidential address.
How is Dr. Dorothy Chilambe Lombe using her International Development & Education Award (IDEA) and Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe) to shatter the glass ceiling?
Fulfilling its mission to the global oncology community, ASCO extended a very well-organized series of virtual presentations addressing various aspects of COVID-19 and its impact of cancer care.
With presentations and sessions taking place entirely online, social media (including Twitter and Instagram) enabled robust real-time discussions and connections during #ASCO20.