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May 19, 2022
Dr. Khalid El Bairi advises early-career researchers in low- and middle-income countries to focus first on learning universal methodology, then on targeted training for specific projects.
May 17, 2022
"If we, as knowledgeable people, start informing women whom we come across about cervical cancer screening, we add a drop to the ocean of wellness," said Dr. Pesona Grace Lucksom.
May 12, 2022
Since ASCO22 will be offered as a hybrid meeting, with both an in-person and a virtual experience, we get the best of both worlds.
May 02, 2022
Using bibliometrics, Dr. Khalid El Bairi identified a research gap in Morocco, and felt a responsibility to fill it.
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May 24, 2022
As you begin fellowship, "the sheer amount of new knowledge you’re expected to learn [is] like being handed and expected to read a book in a language you barely know," writes Dr. Matthew Kurian.
May 12, 2022
Ellen Zhang shares an original poem inspired by the parent-child interactions she witnessed while working with pediatric patients with cancer.
Apr 27, 2022
"Patients from sexual and gender minorities deserve treatment that respects and honors their unique needs, presentations, and desires. Why, in 2022, does a concept so obvious need to be stated?" asks patient advocate Darryl Mitteldorf. 
Apr 13, 2022
It's hard to find the right words to communicate with patients affected by the dual trauma of cancer and war. Dr. Csaba L. Dégi and Dr. Fay J. Hlubocky offer perspectives, guidance, and resources (available in translation).
Mar 31, 2022
Dr. Asmi Chattaraj, Dr. Muhammad Salman Faisal, and Dr. Faiz Anwer share takeaways and answer questions from an online discussion on how fellows can have a successful and rewarding experience by mentoring others.
Mar 22, 2022
Mingqian Lin and Yixuan James Zheng add their voices to ASCO's call to action on equity, diversity, and inclusion, and draw attention to the specific challenges faced by the AANHPI population in the United States.

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