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Apr 07, 2021
Educating ourselves about various religious customs and beliefs, in my opinion, is one way to promote inclusiveness. During Ramadan, you can help facilitate an inclusive culture at your institution in a few ways.
Apr 01, 2021
Dr. Sanford E. Jeames and Dr. Shelley L. Imholte ask us to imagine a health care system that collaborates with and engages LGBTQIA communities and values methods of accurate data collection to improve high-quality care for this underserved population.
Mar 30, 2021
There is no timeline on grief, especially now, when the pandemic has increased the experience of loneliness and isolation for so many people. 
Mar 30, 2021
"A sad and often neglected reality is that zip code, more so than genetic code, is a fundamental factor driving many patient outcomes including mortality," said Dr. Anna M. Laucis. "We can and must do better."
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International Perspectives

International Perspectives provides an interactive platform for international leaders in their respective fields to share perspectives on oncology topics. International Perspectives contributors are invited to post by invitation from ASCO’s volunteer leadership and key staff.

Feb 03, 2021
"2021 shows a new path to start after a year in which we learned to value what we have: our family, our work, friends, the air, the sun, the water, freedom, and one of our most precious assets, our health," said Dr. Angela Zambrano Harvey.
Feb 03, 2021
"One could argue that cancer, in its own way, has been a worldwide pandemic for decades already, claiming lives in every part of the world at steadily growing rates," said Dr. Evangelia Razis.
Feb 03, 2021
"Oncologists' and medical societies’ engagement to create awareness of cancer care has rapidly increased and, more than ever, together, all of our actions matter," said Dr. Clarissa Mathias.
Feb 03, 2021
"Robust peace-building-through-health initiatives already exist. However, no such efforts that focus on cancer as a universal grassroots theme have been established yet," said Dr. Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa.
Nov 18, 2020
In October, the ASCO International Affairs Committee "was fortunate to be able to meet remotely and engage in productive discussions on a wide range of topics," writes chair Dr. Clarissa Mathias. 
Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Mona Hassan describes the harrowing scene and the courage shown by everyone at the American University of Beirut Medical Center in the hours following the explosions at the Port of Beirut on August 4.

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