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Jan 28, 2020
My interests in education and global oncology have allowed me to connect with great people. One of them is Dr. Julie Gralow, a fierce advocate for global oncology and an international expert in breast cancer.
Jan 27, 2020
Andrea Anampa-Guzmán and Dr. Pamela Contreras-Chavez outline the advantages of attending the ASCO Annual Meeting as an international medical student.
Jan 23, 2020
When communicating prognosis, "I would suggest that we give information slowly and steadily, taking things as they come, allowing patients and their caretakers time to settle down and accept things as they are," says Dr. Raj Mohan.
Jan 16, 2020
As the world’s leading organization of oncology professionals who care for people with cancer, ASCO believes it is critical to understand what the public, including patients, think of, expect, and need from the nation’s cancer care system.
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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.

Sep 09, 2015
John was waiting in the exam room for me. I was standing outside the door, not wanting to go inside.
Sep 03, 2015
Broaching difficult topics, such as the possibility of a recurrence or the failure of treatment to control the disease, is often postponed because it is uncomfortable for both the patient and the doctor.
Aug 31, 2015
In her groundbreaking work with patients experiencing distress in advanced cancer, Dame Cicely Saunders coined the term “total pain” to describe the multidimensional nature of suffering.
Aug 24, 2015
The new Expert Office Hours program will pair Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium attendees with a senior researcher to provide essential guidance and foster collaboration.
Aug 11, 2015
This year’s Community Research Forum Annual Meeting is right around the corner. As Chair of the CRF Council, I am very excited about the Meeting and would like to invite you to participate in this unique opportunity.
Aug 10, 2015
As oncologists, we discuss the topic of death or face our patients’ fears of death on a daily basis. But how much time do we reflect these encounters back to ourselves and our own lives?

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