"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.
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.
We can work to limit the spread of COVID-19 while providing humane, evidence-based 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.
A healing touch, a warm embrace—these are luxuries of patient care for another time, the joys of clinical practice that must be suspended, write Dr. Varun Kumar Chowdhry and Dr. Shilpa Mukunda Chowdhry.