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Nov 21, 2019
Dr. Clarissa Mathias, chair-elect of ASCO's International Affairs Committee, speaks to the incredible impact that ASCO volunteers have on cancer care around the world.
Nov 19, 2019
Dr. Aditya Bardia and I discuss the deep and sincere bonds we form not just with our patients but with their families. How can we ensure their needs are met, especially after a patient dies?
Nov 14, 2019
If you have a passion and a calling, writes Ms. Bincy Mathew, don't let the fear of what others might think keep you from achieving your goals.
Nov 13, 2019
He was lonely and afraid after a diagnosis of prostate cancer, and I hope, wherever he is, that he is doing well.
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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.