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May 05, 2021
Many years ago I treated a patient with a rare sarcoma. We recently reconnected and she generously shared her experience of being treated for and now considered "cured" of her rare tumor, with a reminder that the cancer experience is unique to every individual.
May 04, 2021
If luck, as Louis Pasteur noted, favors the prepared mind, how will oncologists not only prepare but extend cognitive capacity in an era where both medical knowledge and the scope of human endeavor that physicians must address continue to increase exponentially?
Apr 27, 2021
With the current pace of progress in cancer care, urgent implementation of cost-effectiveness training curriculum in fellowship training programs will be indispensable, shares Dr. Samer Al Hadidi. 
Apr 12, 2021
"A successful mentorship is mutually beneficial for the mentor and mentee, where each party has to recognize and understand what the other is offering and whether it fits each career path," said Dr. Atlal Abusanad.
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Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FACP, FASCO, BA

Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FACP, FASCO, is a Professor of Internal Medicine, the Stuart B. Padnos Professor in Breast Cancer, and the Clinical Director of the Breast Oncology Program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. An ASCO member since 1986, Dr. Hayes has served the Society in numerous volunteer capacities, including as 2016-2017 ASCO President. He is involved in several ASCO Expert Panels related to breast cancer. He served on the ASCO Board of Directors from 2011-2014, on the Conquer Cancer Foundation Grants Selection Committee, as Chair of the Scientific Program Committee, and on the Journal of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board. In 2007, he was presented with ASCO’s Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award and Lecture; in 2013, he was elected as a Fellow of ASCO (FASCO). Follow Dr. Hayes on Twitter @hoosierdfh.

Jun 11, 2018
As a pragmatic investigator and physician who has witnessed remarkable progress in the treatments we can now offer individuals with cancer, I believe the FDA’s support of more rapid and nimble testing and approval of new therapies should be applauded. 
Jun 03, 2017
This new initiative will allow more interested volunteers than ever before to contribute to ASCO's mission and support better patient care.
Jun 01, 2017
As president this year, I have had the opportunity to observe firsthand the many things ASCO does to make a difference in cancer care WITH YOU, and I cannot wait to share them over the next few days.
May 01, 2017
We will look to improve and expand mentoring opportunities, develop policy recommendations to support diversity in the oncology workforce, support career development programs, and ensure existing ASCO programs include a focus on diversity.
Apr 28, 2017
We don’t know what the future will bring, but we do know that it will be molded by well-trained, bright minds with good ideas who have the resources to be successful.
Apr 21, 2017
The new Education Council will ensure that ASCO’s educational goals and strategies match its programs, and will evaluate collaboration across ASCO’s education portfolio.

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