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Jan 15, 2021
In this new year we must remain alert to our own prejudices, and be vigilant about keeping our personal biases out of the charts and out of our discussions with colleagues, patients, and caregivers. 
Jan 15, 2021
It was clear to chief medical officer Dr. Richard L. Schilsky that ASCO would be his professional home throughout his career. He shares reflections on the role of the Society ahead of his retirement, after 8 years as CMO, in February.
Jan 12, 2021
"It is far too common that patients with less access to care or different skin color or unfamiliar language are assumed to not understand," writes Dr. Jacquelyne Gaddy. "Maybe it is in fact that we didn’t take the time to understand."
Jan 11, 2021
Feeling the mid-academic year slump? Here are a few tips based on my own ongoing attempts to strike a balance between my clinical duties and my scholarly activities during fellowship. 
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Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO

Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO, is the CEO of ASCO, executive vice chair of Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, and chair of CancerLinQ. Prior to these roles, 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 obesity and inflammation. Follow Dr. Hudis on Twitter @CliffordHudis.

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Aug 18, 2020
ASCO president Dr. Lori J. Pierce and I discuss her background, her presidential theme, and ASCO efforts related to health equity and representation.
Jul 07, 2020
Dr. Piyush Srivastava outlines recommendations from the recently released ASCO Special Report provided for oncology practices as they return to more routine care delivery in the pandemic.
Jun 18, 2020
ASCO Ethics Committee chair Dr. Jonathan Marron and I discuss two recommendations from a recent paper on allocating scarce health care resources during COVID-19.
Jun 04, 2020
A spirit of clinically relevant discovery and accessible, understandable knowledge dissemination is the profound legacy, responsibility, and obligation that Rich will leave at ASCO, and we will honor him by continuing this work at the level of rigor and quality he established.
May 26, 2020
Dr. Ray Page and I discuss the important role that drug repository programs can play in helping our patients afford their treatment while reducing the financial toll on the cancer care delivery system.
May 20, 2020
We have an urgent need to learn more about how COVID-19 is directly and indirectly affecting the people with cancer whom we serve.

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