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Sep 13, 2022
There has never been a more pertinent moment for all of us to consider how we can engage with colleagues in other countries to solve the problems of cancer. 
Jul 21, 2022
It feels great to celebrate 17 consecutive years of organizing the Best of ASCO Lebanon meeting, including a well-received event featuring expert faculty in 2022.
Jul 20, 2022
The weeks following the ASCO Annual Meeting always feel like a bit of a reset, as we emerge energized from connecting with friends and colleagues.
Jul 19, 2022
Cancer changes the relationship between what we think is certain and the fallibility of our assumptions; it can also be a source of discovery about ourselves and our relationships.
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Guest Commentary on ASCOconnection.org provides an interactive platform for leaders in their respective fields to share timely perspectives on oncology topics. If you are an ASCO member interested in contributing a guest post, please contact ascoconnection@asco.org.

Jan 08, 2021
As her patient struggled to find the words, Dr. Viju Chandrasekhar found that some forms of connection and communication transcend speech. 
Dec 08, 2020
"As trainees," said Dr. Jonathan Berry and Dr. Aakash Desai, "the pandemic has radically transformed the fellowship experience from what we had envisioned across the three pillars of modern medicine: education, research, and patient care."
Dec 03, 2020
Dr. Samer Al Hadidi considers whether hematology/oncology training should be decoupled into two fully independent areas of study, and how that new structure might look for future trainees.
Dec 01, 2020
"On top of an overwhelmingly difficult year, and after many months, we still face many challenges as it looks like we are hitting a new critical point as the reported COVID-19 admissions are surging," writes Dr. Dawood Findakly.
Nov 23, 2020
Every day in clinic, Dr. Narjust Duma is reminded of the importance of sexual health in cancer care. 
Nov 16, 2020
Dr. Emil Lou and Dr. Muhammad Shaalan Beg, of ASCO's Social Media Working Group, explore the role and reach of Twitter and Instagram during ASCO's virtual scientific and educational events this year, and implications for a post-pandemic world.

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