Latest Blogs

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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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.

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.
Apr 11, 2016
A letter from Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, MD, FACP, FASCO, Chair of ASCO's Global Oncology Leadership Task Force.
Apr 11, 2016
I have had a wonderful experience working with ASCO’s International Cancer Corps to start the Bhutan cancer registry.
Feb 03, 2016
ASCO CEO Dr. Allen S. Lichter reflects on an optimistic approach to the challenges of providing high-quality cancer care around the globe on World Cancer Day.
Feb 03, 2016
Dr. Fredrick Chite Asirwa illustrates that every person in the clinic has an impact on patients.
Feb 03, 2016
There are so many myths about cancers and their causation that may be detrimental to cancer control efforts, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, Dr. Fredrick Chite Asirwa explains.

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