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Jun 25, 2019
"We are in a unique moment in terms of the pace of breakthroughs that are being made and the variety of places that breakthroughs are happening," writes Dr. Peter P. Yu.
Jun 25, 2019
We owe it to this vulnerable population to check our assumptions and deliver the highest-quality cancer care in a safe and welcoming environment.
Jun 20, 2019
Key cancer-related topics discussed at the AMA-HOD meeting included alcohol ingestion as a causation risk factor, appropriate guidelines for opioids in the cancer setting, and the use of de-identified patient information.
Jun 11, 2019
I am excited about the entire Breakthrough program, including a session I am leading on the impact of social media and telehealth on cancer care.
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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 20, 2015
The 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium will build on the strengths of last year’s meeting while adding new educational and networking elements that promise to engage attendees and virtual learners alike.
May 07, 2015
Since the 1970s, we have been involved in a war against cancer. But how do military metaphors and battle imagery affect people who are trying to cope with the challenges of a cancer diagnosis? Longtime patient advocate Diane Blum explores common language used to describe cancer and its treatment.
Mar 17, 2015
For years now, we have had a raging debate in the renal cell carcinoma (RCC) community regarding the use of adjuvant therapy. In a patient with no evidence of metastatic disease following surgery, the standard...
Oct 10, 2014
By Anthony Back, MD @vitaltalk Dave’s wife* pulled out a list of questions from her purse. Sitting across from her, I could read her first question upside down, in a shaky cursive script across the top of the page. Her question: “How much longer?” She...
Sep 24, 2014
Jyoti Patel, MD, is a medical oncologist and Cancer.Net Associate Editor for lung cancer. Due to the positive response Dr. Patel’s guest post has received on the Cancer.Net Blog, ASCO Connection wanted to make ASCO members aware of this...
Aug 29, 2014
By Joseph DiBenedetto, Jr., MD, FASCO

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