Dr. Sanford E. Jeames and Dr. Shelley L. Imholte ask us to imagine a health care system that collaborates with and engages LGBTQIA communities and values methods of accurate data collection to improve high-quality care for this underserved population.
Cancer is now the second leading cause of death globally. We can’t begin to make a dent in reducing this cancer burden unless we address cancer from a global perspective, said ASCO CMO Dr. Julie R. Gralow.
Dr. Yeva Margaryan and Ms. Ester Demirtshyan describe an inspiring project to connect children with cancer in Armenia with pen pals in pediatric cancer centers around the world.
As with everything else in 2020, the IDEA experience did not proceed in the typical fashion this year, and ASCO’s International Affairs team had to quickly create a virtual curriculum that would offer the same level of valuable learning and mentorship that would normally occur.
Dr. Lidia Schapira and Dr. Daniel Mulrooney discuss mental health outcomes for AYA cancer survivors and talk about how young survivors can get the mental health support they need after cancer.