Latest Blogs

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.

Sep 14, 2017
Dr. Dinesh Pendharkar outlines the current work of ASCO's International Affairs Committee. A particular emphasis this year is fostering clinical research in oncology through capacity and skill development.
Jan 31, 2017
For World Cancer Day, Dr. Edward L. Trimble hopes you will join him in being an advocate for evidence-based policy changes, and the research that supports them.
Jan 31, 2017
For World Cancer Day, we can talk to our patients about the cardinal rules of a healthy lifestyle, says Dr. Clarissa Mathias.
Jan 31, 2017
For World Cancer Day, Dr. Monica Malik encourages you to challenge the misconceptions that stigmatize people with cancer.
Jan 31, 2017
For World Cancer Day, Dr. Sana Al Sukhun invites the oncology community to challenge perceptions that cancer is inevitable and encourage healthy lifestyle choices.
Jan 04, 2017
Dr. Maher Saifo, an oncologist practicing in Syria, discusses how the Syrian war is affecting cancer care in a post written with his patient, Lama Meer Yousef. Together, they share their story of survival and hope against incredible odds.

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