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Nov 28, 2022
I began my medical career in Arizona, where I received an early lesson in the importance of cultural sensitivity thanks to members of the Navajo Nation from the Four Corners region.
Nov 17, 2022
After two years of limited activity during the COVID-19 pandemic, October Breast Cancer Awareness Month returned in 2022 with a variety of traditional and innovative activities worldwide.
Nov 10, 2022
"Cancer research relevant to LMICs is a necessity, not a luxury," writes Dr. Khalid El Bairi, and early-career oncologists in LMIC settings can advance cancer research in their communities.
Nov 10, 2022
ASCO president Dr. Eric P. Winer and Nominating Committee chair Dr. Beverly S. Mitchell call upon all eligible voters to make their voices heard in the ASCO election.
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Linda R. Duska, MD, MPH

Linda R. Duska, MD, MPH, is the editor in chief of ASCO Connection. She is the associate dean of clinical research and a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Since joining ASCO in 1999, she has served on the Scientific Program, Cancer Education, and Public Issues Committees, and as a faculty member at ASCO Annual Meetings, among numerous volunteer roles. 

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Nov 10, 2022
A diverse workforce will benefit all of our patients by exposing us all to new and different ideas, allowing culturally competent care, and ultimately improving cancer care for all patients.
Sep 13, 2022
There has never been a more pertinent moment for all of us to consider how we can engage with colleagues in other countries to solve the problems of cancer. 
Jul 20, 2022
The weeks following the ASCO Annual Meeting always feel like a bit of a reset, as we emerge energized from connecting with friends and colleagues.
May 12, 2022
Since ASCO22 will be offered as a hybrid meeting, with both an in-person and a virtual experience, we get the best of both worlds.
Mar 15, 2022
Let's consider the progress that has been made as well as the work that still needs to be done to reach gender equity in our profession.
Jan 20, 2022
What do we mean when we say that equity, diversity, and inclusion is not one thing, it’s everything?

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