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Feb 15, 2024
This year’s recipients were indeed distinguished leaders in their fields and have dedicated their careers to improve diagnosis, outcomes, and quality of life as well advancing personalized therapy for patients. 
Feb 08, 2024
Dr. Shaalan Beg and Dr. Noelle LoConte consider how oncology organizations can balance the availability of alcoholic beverages at events with the evidence that alcohol consumption can increase cancer risk.
Jan 29, 2024
At the midpoint of her term as 2023-2024 ASCO president, Dr. Lynn M. Schuchter highlights key points of progress from 2023 and looks toward a busy year ahead.
Jan 18, 2024
Dr. Arcita Pramudita, Dr. Lintang Sagoro, Dr. Ardita Pramudani, and Dr. Polo Camacho discuss the many barriers in attempting to integrate palliative care in Indonesia, which include a lack of patient awareness and accessibility.
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Heather Marie Hylton, PA-C

Heather M. Hylton, PA-C, is an oncology physician assistant with a clinical background in hematologic malignancies and stem cell transplantation. She has served in key administrative and clinical roles at leading health care facilities, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Follow Ms. Hylton on Twitter @hmhyltonpac.

Jun 04, 2012
At this year’s Annual Meeting, one of the many tracks available is the robust "Patient and Survivor Care" track, which covers a variety of topics.
Jun 03, 2012
As I watched the fireworks over Navy Pier last night, I began thinking about the many ways in which I was inspired on Friday. I have included a few below:
Jun 02, 2012
"Communication Techniques for Difficult Conversations" was an education session offered at the Friday portion of the Clinical Care in Oncology for the Advanced Practice Provider pre-Annual Meeting Seminar.
Jun 01, 2012
Amidst the blustery Chicago weather, the ASCO Pre-Annual Meeting Seminars are well underway!  As I sit back and reflect upon the different sessions I attended on Thursday at the Clinical Care in Oncology for the Advanced Practice Provider Seminar, I feel fortunate to be surrounded by so many...
May 25, 2012
This past week, I was elated to keep the appointment I scheduled with myself and the iPad to start planning my Annual Meeting experience! Yes, I would like to emphasize that I am starting to plan as this is indeed an elaborate process, and I have to say I do get quite a bit of mileage out of...
Mar 22, 2012
I’m not sure when it started, but I have a favorite tradition of New Year’s Day bookstore browsing. And buying. Yes, I often buy enough books each January 1st to get me through a couple of years of leisure reading (at least). And there is much to be said for a book browsing visit to Harvard Square...