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Feb 14, 2019
It's hard enough to try dating again after a cancer diagnosis and treatment, but some of my patients also face strong opposition from their adult children.
Feb 07, 2019
Dr. Gottlieb discusses the FDA's efforts to increase overall efficiency by updating or modernizing aspects of our clinical trials conduct and expediting the end-to-end drug development process, as well as controlling the next generation of tobacco products.
Feb 04, 2019
A recent study should serve as a wake-up call to all Americans that obesity is linked to an increased risk of common cancers.
Feb 01, 2019
What will each of us do, going forward, to further confront and reduce the global burden of cancer? For us at ASCO, the challenge will be answered through our mission pillars: education, research, and quality.
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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.

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,
Oct 24, 2013
By Ray D. Page, DO, PhD, FACOI
Oct 04, 2013
By Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FASCO Congress is bickering . . . while people are dying. The government is closed . . . while people are dying. Research is withering. . . while people are dying. Laboratories are dark. . . while people are dying. Clinical trials are on hold . . . while people are dying...
Sep 19, 2013
Dr. Tessa Cigler reviews highlights from the September 2013 Membership Committee Meeting, including enhancement of member benefits and promotion of existing social networking tools.
Sep 09, 2013
It often seems like the challenges associated with discussing clinical trials with your patients outweigh the probable benefits, but in the long run, it may make a difference.

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