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International Perspectives

International Perspectives provides an interactive platform for international leaders in their respective fields to share perspectives on oncology topics. International Perspectives contributors are invited to post by invitation from ASCO’s volunteer leadership and key staff.

Jul 13, 2021
Smriti Rana pursued a career in palliative care in part due to her mother's death from cervical cancer. "21 years later, another woman I love has died in the same excruciating agony, in spite of all the apparent medical advancements," she said.
Jun 22, 2021
Dr. Muhammad Rafiqul Islam describes the enormous challenge of ensuring optimal cancer treatment for patients and guiding the future medical oncologists of Bangladesh.
Apr 12, 2021
"A successful mentorship is mutually beneficial for the mentor and mentee, where each party has to recognize and understand what the other is offering and whether it fits each career path," said Dr. Atlal Abusanad.
Apr 07, 2021
Despite limitations, some winds of change are noticeable regarding clinical research in the Latin America and Caribbean region, according to Dr. Matías Chacón, Dr. Diego Enrico, and Dr. Federico Waisberg.
Apr 01, 2021
Cancer is now the second leading cause of death globally. We can’t begin to make a dent in reducing this cancer burden unless we address cancer from a global perspective, said ASCO CMO Dr. Julie R. Gralow.
Mar 17, 2021
Dr. Yeva Margaryan and Ms. Ester Demirtshyan describe an inspiring project to connect children with cancer in Armenia with pen pals in pediatric cancer centers around the world.

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