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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.
Feb 05, 2018
Almost every day a patient (and often many more than one) asks Dr. Evan Hall, “How will my cancer diagnosis affect my life?” This is a difficult question to answer. 
Feb 01, 2018
"Can we increase the chances to make early diagnoses in patients with cancer? Yes, we can, I can, but how?" asks Dr. Jose Angel Sanchez.
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Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FACP, FASCO, BA

Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FACP, FASCO, is the 2016-2017 ASCO President. Dr. Hayes, a breast cancer specialist, 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. 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.

Mar 31, 2017
Sustaining this progress described in this report will be determined in large part by the level of federal investment in our nation's biomedical research enterprise.
Mar 16, 2017
ASCO soundly opposes President Trump’s budget outline, which would cut $6 billion from the National Institutes of Health.
Mar 07, 2017
I am pleased to share the news that ASCO volunteers, staff, and collaborators are already making progress on major expansions to ASCO's programs to address global oncology priorities.
Jan 05, 2017
Do you belong to your ASCO State/Regional Affiliate? If not, you should! Do you take advantage of all they have to offer? If not, you should! You, and more importantly your patients, will benefit enormously.
Dec 22, 2016
The advent of rapid and relatively affordable high-throughput molecular analyses has permitted the development of a bewildering next generation of new cancer diagnostic tests that are being introduced into clinical care using our grandparents’ regulatory structure.
Nov 28, 2016
Policy issues fundamentally affect us, our practices, and most importantly, our patients. As I hope you are aware, ASCO has our backs.  Indeed, understanding and making meaningful changes to health policy has become a major focus of ASCO.  

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