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Jan 16, 2019
Dr. Jean Rene V. Clemenceau Valdivia describes the shared history of the Sociedad Mexicana de Oncologia and ASCO, and the new formal partnership that will guide future collaboration between the two societies.
Jan 14, 2019
Social injustice is perpetuated when patients can't afford to participate in essential clinical research.
Jan 08, 2019
Although there’s never a bad time to make a positive commitment in your life, something about opening the calendar to January 1 feels like the right moment to set an intention.
Jan 02, 2019
A deliberately stylish patient led me to wonder if any insight can be gleaned from our patients' clothing choices as a reflection of how they're navigating the experience of illness and recovery.
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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.

Oct 21, 2016
As physicians, Dr. Michael K. Keng writes, we have the responsibility not only to care for our patients, but to improve patient care. Quality improvement is often known as a mechanism to reduce cost, but it is also an opportunity to improve the full patient experience. 
Sep 14, 2016
People with cancer and their caregivers need to think about pacing themselves for what may turn out to be a marathon, says Dr. Lidia Schapira.
Sep 06, 2016
Diane St. Germain and Dr. Sandra Mitchell invite symposium attendees to share their thoughts about gaps in knowledge and priorities for palliative care research in oncology with staff from the National Cancer Institute on Friday, September 9.
Sep 01, 2016
Join fellow attendees to discuss mortality and caring for patients with advanced cancer at the third annual Death Cafe at the 2016 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
Aug 24, 2016
Dr. Smita Bhatia's Keynote Address will describe an overview of the current knowledge regarding the role of genomic variation in the development of treatment-related late effects.
Aug 17, 2016
Ms. Edson, whose experience as a clerk in the cancer and AIDS unit of a research hospital informed her prizewinning play Wit, will serve as one of two Keynote Speakers at the 2016 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.

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