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Feb 22, 2018
During a podcast interview on leadership and change, I had the opportunity to discuss how important ASCO is in the life of a cancer doctor.
Feb 22, 2018
Dr. Evgeniya Kharchenko dreamed of creating a local society for young specialists in Russia with ASCO’s values, and made her dream a reality.
Feb 22, 2018
Case-based presentations and tumor board discussions lend additional educational opportunities to this regional conference.
Feb 21, 2018
Dr. Richard L. Schilsky describes ASCO's Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) Study and similar independent studies worldwide.
Feb 14, 2018
Patient advocate Ms. Carole Seigel discusses ASCO's new clinical practice guideline on managing immune-related adverse events for patients treated with checkpoint inhibitors.  
Feb 13, 2018
A recent event brought home the significance of how devastating news is received and how we react to a potentially life-changing message.
Jan 30, 2018
There are patients who meet the diagnosis of cancer not with dread, but with curiosity, and sometimes their preferred treatment strategy is, "Let's just see what happens."  

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Katharina Pachmann, MD
Feb 24, 2018
Ann, it seems you can not accept that even a fully informed patient may refuse treatment. Education does not mean to coerce somebody into...

Ann Murphy, MD
Feb 24, 2018
This is not a curious patient. This is a misinformed patient who because of her limited experience in health care, feels she has the...

Chanjuan Shi
Feb 23, 2018
Course Faculty Response Question 1 response: This case presented with a synchronous, unresectable metastatic CRC. For patients with...

ASCO University
Feb 23, 2018
Course Faculty Response by Dr. Marc Peeters Question 1 response: To start a given treatment in a patient with a synchronous colon cancer...

Tatiana Semiglazova, PhD, ScD
Feb 23, 2018
Dear Dr. Evgeniya Kharchenko, Congratulations ! “Go and fight with cancer!”

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