Latest Blogs

Feb 23, 2021
In their roles as patient advocates, Ms. Janine Guglielmino and Dr. Sue Friedman have observed growing patient confusion about breast cancer subtypes and the difference between acquired and inherited gene mutations.
Feb 18, 2021
This is a time of significant and multi-layered anxiety, especially for our patients living with and beyond cancer. 
Feb 11, 2021
"My motto is to stand up for all the people who face casual racism, sexism, and injustice, and my aim is to protect international trainees in medicine when it is my turn to be a mentor," Dr. Viju Chandrasekhar affirms as she shares a personal experience with bias based on her accent.
Feb 11, 2021
Our oncology training is shaped by those who devote their time to helping us turn our weaknesses into strengths, and all of us have a role to play as teachers.
Subscribe to this column

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.

Oct 28, 2013
 By Nagi S. El Saghir, MD, FACPChair, ASCO International Affairs CommitteeProfessor and Director, Breast Center of Excellence, Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute, American University of Beirut Medical Center
Aug 14, 2013
Dr. Domen Ribnikar discusses his experience at the International Clinical Trials Workshop in Opatija, Croatia.
Aug 07, 2013
This war, which is associated with poor socioeconomic status and deterioration of medical services, affects not only the cancer care but also the academic process and research establishment at Damascus University.
Mar 01, 2013
By Purvish M. Parikh, MD, DNB, FICP, PhD, ECMO, CPI, MBA The cancer menace is really causing a major problem in South Asia. The number of patients now willing to come forward for treatment as well as the actual incidence is increasing. Combined with increased life expectancy, this means the...

Pages