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Dec 11, 2018
The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC; @deadline2020) recently issued an important message about transforming Pink October Breast Cancer Month from awareness into action to have a better impact on prevention and treatment of breast cancer...
Dec 11, 2018
What do you do when a patient requests a different physician, and you suspect prejudice is the reason?
Nov 27, 2018
By 2030, the number of deaths due to lung cancer is expected to almost double for Latin American women and increase by 50% for Latin American men.
Nov 20, 2018
 Although there are still several weeks left in 2018, events have left me speechless twice this year: the deaths of two women, well before their time.
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Guest Commentary

Guest Commentary on ASCOconnection.org provides an interactive platform for leaders in their respective fields to share timely perspectives on oncology topics. If you are an ASCO member interested in contributing a guest post, please contact ascoconnection@asco.org.

May 09, 2014
By Mehmet S. Copur, MD, FACP I greatly enjoyed the recent ASCO Connection article “Clinical Trial Research in the Genomic Age,” by ASCO Senior Writer Faith Hayden, especially the quote by ASCO Past President Dr....
Mar 24, 2014
By Daniel B. Hinshaw, MD, FACS, University of Michigan
Feb 19, 2014
By Richard Leff, MDSometimes with all of the stresses of battling the system to help our patients and assure that our practices will survive, we need to be reminded about why we choose oncology—the special patients and families we get to work with.
Dec 19, 2013
By Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FASCO, Chief Medical Officer of ASCO ...
Nov 13, 2013
By Cancer Communications Committee Chair Jyoti D. Patel, MD.  In September, ASCO’s Cancer Communication Committee (CCC) met for its annual fall business meeting. While I’ve been on the committee for several years, and am now honored to serve as Chair, I am continually struck by just how much good...
Oct 29, 2013
By Kathy D. Miller, MD, 2013-2014 Nominating Committee Chair Dear ASCO Members,

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