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Feb 14, 2018
Patient advocate Ms. Carole Seigel discusses ASCO's new clinical practice guideline on managing immune-related adverse events for patients treated with checkpoint inhibitors.  
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Feb 05, 2018
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Feb 01, 2018
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Michael A. Thompson, MD, PhD

Michael A. Thompson, MD, PhD, is a hematologist/oncologist for Aurora Cancer Care and is the medical director of early-phase cancer research at Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin. He served as 2016-2017 chair of the Cancer Education Committee and is a member of the Research Community Forum Council. He previously served on the Cancer Education Committee on Lymphoma & Plasma Cell Disorders, Integrated Media and Technology Committee, and Development and Fundraising Committee of the Conquer Cancer Foundation. He is a past participant in the ASCO Leadership Development Program. Follow Dr. Thompson on Twitter @mtmdphd.

Jan 09, 2012
Please share your favorite iPhone (or other OS) hematology / oncology mobile applications (“Apps”). A few of mine: iPhone (iOs): ASH Guides Cancer.Net (ASCO) CCF (ASCO)  CTCAE v4.0 Dropbox ePocrates Expensify – for trips Evernote FRAX Heme Calc iPlanner ASCO Molecules NCCN Guidelines PubMed Tap
Nov 14, 2011
After the ASCO Integrated Media and Technology Committee meeting I was delayed at Reagan National Airport with poor Wi-Fi access. I resorted to reading a physical (yes, paper!) journal (...
Oct 25, 2011
What does a healthy medicine and oncology “ecosystem” look like?

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