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Nov 20, 2018
 Although there are still several weeks left in 2018, events have left me speechless twice this year: the deaths of two women, well before their time.
Nov 20, 2018
Attending the ASCO Annual Meeting was a great reminder of the importance of our social media-based networking; each time I “met” a HOWPG member for the first time, it felt like meeting a close old friend.
Nov 20, 2018
To rescue someone on the precipice takes courage, with strong doses of love, acceptance, and supported choices and, above all, trust and hopefulness.
Nov 19, 2018
At a recent meeting, the ASCO delegation to the AMA House of Delegates presented concerns focused on the Competitive Acquisition Program (CAP), among a variety of other issues.
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Abdul Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH

Abdul-Rahman Jazieh, MD, MPH, is Chair of the Department of Oncology at King Abdulaziz Medical City and a Professor at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, National Guard Health Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Jazieh's areas of professional interest are lung cancer, professional development, and improvement of cancer care delivery. He previously served on ASCO's International Affairs Committee and International Development and Education Award (IDEA) Working Group. Follow Dr. Jazieh on Twitter @jaziehoncology.

Nov 08, 2018
With the launch of its strategic plan, ASCO leadership crystalized its global vision into the future to enhance its role as a truly global organization. The strategic plan will build on...
Apr 20, 2017
Get the most out of your experience at the ASCO Annual Meeting by making preparations and familiarizing yourself with the program and materials before you arrive in Chicago.
Apr 26, 2016
Get the most out of your Annual Meeting experience by planning your time carefully and taking advantage of the unique opportunities ASCO offers for education and networking.
Apr 13, 2015
ASCO is the most important oncology meeting in the world, with more than 30,000 attendees and hundreds of presentations. Over the last few years, we posted tips on how to navigate the ASCO Annual Meeting to get the maximum benefits of the events.
Mar 31, 2014
Dr. Jazieh offers 20 tips on how to get the most out of what he describes as the "most important oncology meeting in the world," the ASCO Annual Meeting.  
May 17, 2013
Do you know that flying in an airplane 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year for a few years is safer than being a patient in a hospital for a fraction of a day?

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