Latest Blogs

Nov 21, 2019
Dr. Clarissa Mathias, chair-elect of ASCO's International Affairs Committee, speaks to the incredible impact that ASCO volunteers have on cancer care around the world.
Nov 19, 2019
Dr. Aditya Bardia and I discuss the deep and sincere bonds we form not just with our patients but with their families. How can we ensure their needs are met, especially after a patient dies?
Nov 14, 2019
If you have a passion and a calling, writes Ms. Bincy Mathew, don't let the fear of what others might think keep you from achieving your goals.
Nov 13, 2019
He was lonely and afraid after a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and I hope, wherever he is, that he is doing well.
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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.

Mar 25, 2019
Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa describes the cancer care landscape in Puerto Rico and the discussions that took place in San Juan and Caguas as part of ASCO's ongoing town hall series.
Feb 27, 2019
Dr. Ashley Sumrall fulfilled a dream of performing in the famous Carnegie Hall, and discovered that the practice, teamwork, and commitment required onstage paralleled her work in oncology.
Feb 14, 2019
Dr. Suneel D. Kamath was surprised to learn how important laughter and levity can be in the physician-patient relationship.
Feb 11, 2019
When a patient asks, "Why me?", Dr. Stephanie Graff considers that they may not be asking for a list of their cancer risk factors.
Jan 30, 2019
Predictive analytics, complex treatment pathways, tele-oncology, and more: Dr. Robert M. Daly identifies five trends that are poised to disrupt oncology practice in the coming year.
Jan 28, 2019
Dr. Elizabeth M. Blanchard outlines hot-button health policy issues that are likely to be legislative priorities in U.S. states during 2019-2020. Your voice can make an impact on these issues at the state level.

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