Latest Blogs

Oct 10, 2018
Dr. Stefania Gori describes the Italian Association of Medical Oncology's meeting with Pope Francis, and the blessing he offered to everyone who cares for people with cancer.
Oct 03, 2018
The chair-elect of the ASCO Health Equity Committee and I discuss concerns with proposed Medicaid work requirements and their impact on patients with cancer and their physicians.
Sep 27, 2018
GLOBOCAN 2018 indicates a significant global increase in the numbers, incidence, and mortality rates, albeit significant differences in mortality amongst countries of different economic levels. 
Sep 25, 2018
To be a truly good doctor, you can't just care for people - you have to care about people.
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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.

Feb 03, 2016
There are so many myths about cancers and their causation that may be detrimental to cancer control efforts, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, Dr. Fredrick Chite Asirwa explains.
Feb 03, 2016
When a group of medical students approached Dr. Frederick Chite Asirwa to help lead their efforts towards cancer awareness in various schools in Western Kenya, he gladly agreed.
Feb 03, 2016
Dr. Julie Gralow is excited to be participating in Union for International Cancer Control World Cancer Day events along with more than 500 Nigerian patients, survivor advocates, health care providers, government officials, students, and parents.
Feb 03, 2016
Prevention is better than cure—an age-old saying, but one that is highly relevant in these times of increasing incidence of diseases and skyrocketing health care costs, notes Dr. Monica Malik.
Feb 03, 2016
Patients in Dr. Sana Al Sukhun's clinic frequently ask, especially if cancer was on the news, “Is there anything new?” The answer is always yes.
Feb 03, 2016
Dr. Edward L. Trimble discusses working together across regions and across borders to promote cancer prevention and cancer control, and making a personal commitment to bringing an end to cancer.

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