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Jan 15, 2021
In this new year we must remain alert to our own prejudices, and be vigilant about keeping our personal biases out of the charts and out of our discussions with colleagues, patients, and caregivers. 
Jan 15, 2021
It was clear to chief medical officer Dr. Richard L. Schilsky that ASCO would be his professional home throughout his career. He shares reflections on the role of the Society ahead of his retirement, after 8 years as CMO, in February.
Jan 12, 2021
"It is far too common that patients with less access to care or different skin color or unfamiliar language are assumed to not understand," writes Dr. Jacquelyne Gaddy. "Maybe it is in fact that we didn’t take the time to understand."
Jan 11, 2021
Feeling the mid-academic year slump? Here are a few tips based on my own ongoing attempts to strike a balance between my clinical duties and my scholarly activities during fellowship. 
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Lori J. Pierce, MD, FASCO

Lori J. Pierce, MD, FASTRO, FASCO, is the 2020-2021 ASCO president. A national leader in breast cancer research and health equity, Dr. Pierce is a radiation oncologist, professor, and vice provost for academic and faculty affairs at the University of Michigan. She is also director of the Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium. She is the 2018 recipient of the Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. Follow Dr. Pierce on Twitter @ASCOpres.

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Nov 05, 2020
As voting opens in this year's ASCO election, Chair of the Board Dr. Howard A. "Skip" Burris III and I highlight some of the proposed amendments to our Society bylaws which are on the ballot this year.
Jun 03, 2020
We must commit the same energy and focus we pour into conquering cancer to addressing systemic issues that affect the health of people of color in our country.