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Feb 20, 2018
Dr. Raj Mohan describes the anxious journey that surgical oncologists and patients with cancer take together, as they wait to see what the histopathology report reveals.
Feb 20, 2018
As the host of the ASCO in Action podcast series, I'll be interviewing leaders and experts in oncology about policy and practice issues. Our first episode is about representation in the oncology workforce.
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.
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Bruce E. Johnson, MD, FASCO

Bruce E. Johnson, MD, FASCO, is the 2017-2018 ASCO President. He is chief clinical research officer and institute physician at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is the director of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) Lung Cancer Program. He served as director of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology from 1998 through 2013.
 
An ASCO member since 1985, Dr. Johnson has served in numerous volunteer and leadership roles, including the Board of Directors (2008-2011), Chair of the Audit, Cancer Education, and Cancer Communications Committees, and on the Journal of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board, among other positions. In 2008, he was awarded the Translational Research Professorship from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO; in 2012, he was elected as a Fellow of ASCO (FASCO).

Dec 21, 2017
ASCO urges Congress to protect Medicare beneficiaries with cancer and other medical conditions by passing additional legislation to avoid cuts to the program.
Dec 01, 2017
We are committed to supporting and promoting practical policy solutions that ensure patients with cancer have access to, and can afford, drugs vital to their treatment.
Jul 11, 2017
The price of and access to oncology drugs remains both a national and international challenge to our patients, providers, and third-party payers.
Jun 13, 2017
Dr. McAneny's broad expertise and insight on today’s challenging health care environment will greatly benefit the practice of medicine and our patients.
Jun 12, 2017
Preparing for the future starts with gaining clarity about the present state of oncology care. Our goal is for practices in all settings across the U.S. to provide feedback in the 2017 ASCO Practice Census.