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Jun 30, 2022
Establishing a reputation of humility, collegiality, and kindness ensures that people can seek you out earlier than later, which can prevent many complications and delays in care.
Jun 10, 2022
At the launch of an innovative partnership to combine medical oncology, hematology, and hospice and palliative medicine into a single fellowship program, Dr. Ramy Sedhom shares perspectives on the value of combined training and the critical function of this new training pathway.
May 26, 2022
"Several valuable lessons can be learned from the Syrian conflict and the immense experience of the Syrian American Medical Society’s (SAMS) efforts, coordination, and contributions developing oncology centers in northern Syria," said Dr. M. Bassel Atassi.
May 24, 2022
As you begin fellowship, "the sheer amount of new knowledge you’re expected to learn [is] like being handed and expected to read a book in a language you barely know," writes Dr. Matthew Kurian.
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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.

Mar 06, 2018
What makes a death dignified? It's in how we live, writes Dr. Manglio Miguel Rizzo. 
Feb 22, 2018
Dr. Evgeniya Kharchenko dreamed of creating a local society for young specialists in Russia with ASCO’s values, and made her dream a reality.
Feb 20, 2018
Dr. Raj Mohan describes the anxious journey that surgical oncologists and patients with cancer take together, as they wait to see what the histopathology report reveals.
Feb 01, 2018
"Can we increase the chances to make early diagnoses in patients with cancer? Yes, we can, I can, but how?" asks Dr. Jose Angel Sanchez.
Feb 01, 2018
Managing cancer is a team effort, writes Dr. Carlos Sampaio. In order to make this complex orchestra perform at its best, a few key principles are mandatory.
Feb 01, 2018
Cost, quality, and access to care are interconnected metrics used to evaluate health care systems. Of these, access is the most fundamental, explains Dr. Geraldine Jacobson.

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