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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 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.
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Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO

Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO, is the CEO of ASCO. Prior to this role, he served as Chief of the Breast Medicine Service and an attending physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and as a professor in the Department of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is a Past President of ASCO. His research interests include all areas of care related to breast cancer, with a focus on the development of novel systemic therapies and prevention interventions related to the obesity and inflammation. Follow Dr. Hudis on Twitter @CliffordHudis.

Oct 04, 2013
This week I had the good fortune to attend the 10th Main Meeting of the Early Breast Cancer Trialists’ Collaborative Group in Oxford, England. Known widely as “the meta-analysis” or as the “Oxford Overview,” this effort has relied on very large numbers (of randomly assigned patients) to fuel the...
Jul 25, 2013
There are a large number of great scientific and educational meetings to choose from, but the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium, Saturday, September 7 to Monday, September 9, in San Francisco is unique. It is big enough to draw clinical and translational experts in all disciplines and informal enough to...
Jul 21, 2013
It has been very hot this week, and during spin class this morning—an activity of mine that Charles Sawyers managed to work into his Science of Oncology address at the 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting—my mind drifted away from the instructor’s...
Jun 03, 2013
The American Society of Clinical Oncology will mark its 50th year as an organization in 2014, during my term as your President. As I have thought about this upcoming year, I have tried to honor this milestone without using it as a sole focus for our organization.

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