Latest Blogs

May 22, 2019
Breakthrough will bring together unique experts in the field, including innovators, scientists, and technology specialists, all to discuss better solutions for cancer care, writes ASCO president-elect Dr. Howard A. "Skip" Burris.
May 20, 2019
Health Equity Committee chair Dr. William D. Tap highlights the recent work and forward momentum of ASCO's efforts to achieve health care equity for all through improved access to and quality of care.
May 20, 2019
Dr. Ward and I discuss the policies that public and private insurers use to control the use of anticancer drug therapies, such as prior authorization requirements, restrictive formularies, step therapy, or fail first requirements, and specialty specific tiers.
May 17, 2019
To help you get the most out of #ASCO19, I'm sharing a vlog on networking (it's not as scary as you think!) and strategies for organizing your schedule and maximizing your face time with the people you want to meet.
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Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD

Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, FACS, FASCO, is 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 @ASCOPres.

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.