Mar 25, 2020
My coauthors and I call on every oncology caregiver and stakeholder to join us in the fight against our lack of information and help us gather the data that will be paramount to guide our practices...
Mar 24, 2020
Dr. Anna M. Laucis examines the drivers of professional burnout in oncology, and the devastating cost of failing to acknowledge the effects of burnout.
Mar 23, 2020
Dr. Gil Morgan shares the story behind #OncoAlert, and we discuss why you should be paying attention, especially in our current situation.
Mar 23, 2020
We can work to limit the spread of COVID-19 while providing humane, evidence-based cancer care.
Mar 19, 2020
Sharing information for containment, prevention, and readiness for COVID-19 is essential. Here are some of the precautions we are taking in Lebanon at the American University of Beirut.
Mar 19, 2020
Cancer care providers and patients with cancer alike are grappling with new fears and uncertainities due to the COVID-19 epidemic. Dr. Nausheen Ahmed shares her experience practicing in Ohio.
Mar 18, 2020
Dr. Aleesha Adatia's experience at Stanford University as part of the International Development and Education Award is helping her improve support for cancer survivors in her home country of Tanzania.


Latest Comments & Discussions

Young Lee, MD
Mar 22, 2020
I agree; acknonwledging burn out is the crucial first step towards solution. Most oncologists are so busy juggling work and family lives...

Gogs Gagnon
Mar 04, 2020
Great article and the shaming is not limited to breast cancer. I’ve had people tell me I could have avoided prostate cancer by eating...

John M. Bennett, MD
Mar 03, 2020
 It is with great sadness that I learned that Dr. Clara Bloomfield  had passed away on March 1, 2020. For close to 20 years we...

Neal Paul Christiansen, MD, FACP
Mar 03, 2020
I had the pleasure of not only training as a fellow under Clara at the University of Minnesota and then again joining her a few years later...

Mark S. Robbins, MD
Mar 03, 2020
I was a first year fellow attending my first ASCO annual meeting in 1980 and happened to attend Dr Bloomfield’s educational session on...


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ASCO and the oncology community are saddened by the passing of Clara D. Bloomfield, MD, FASCO. She was 77.
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ASCO advises oncologists to use the best available evidence in caring for patients who may be exposed to or infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), recognizing that evidence is both limited and evolving.
Dr. Philippe Aftimos and I discuss the experience of moving far from home in order to pursue the medical careers we dreamed of.
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