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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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Monica M. Bertagnolli, FACS, FASCO, MD

Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO, was the 2018-2019 ASCO president. She is a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School and an associate surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Follow Dr. Bertagnolli on Twitter @bertagnollimm.

Jun 02, 2019
I challenge you all to join in to make a powerful future a reality.
May 15, 2019
If we are to achieve a world without the fear of cancer, we must combine forces and work together as never before to learn from every patient’s experience to benefit those who come afterward. 
Feb 04, 2019
A recent study should serve as a wake-up call to all Americans that obesity is linked to an increased risk of common cancers.
Jan 31, 2019
ASCO’s Clinical Cancer Advances report, our 14th edition, examines the most transformative research of the past year and offers our vision for future research priorities.
Sep 18, 2018
This program’s application period closes on September 25, so apply today if you are interested in being a leader in shaping cancer policy.
Jul 11, 2018
Every patient with cancer deserves equal access to the highest quality care and the opportunity to participate in research.