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Jan 16, 2020
As the world’s leading organization of oncology professionals who care for people with cancer, ASCO believes it is critical to understand what the public, including patients, think of, expect, and need from the nation’s cancer care system.
Jan 14, 2020
Wherever we live, whatever we do for our day jobs, we have a responsibility to be politically aware and politically engaged.
Jan 09, 2020
What had just happened in an examination room that led to that truly intimate moment in the small space of the elevator? 
Jan 08, 2020
The December holidays are always a hard time for my patients, and as a result, for me and my health care team. It’s hard to feel so depleted when there is so much pressure to be festive and merry.
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Monica M. Bertagnolli, 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.