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May 23, 2023
Whether you participate in person in Chicago, watch sessions online, or keep up with the meeting outcomes and conversations on social media (or any combination of these), I hope the ASCO Annual Meeting leaves you feeling inspired and, above all, connected.
Apr 20, 2023
Novelty socks were the surprising vessel through which Dr. Jon Steinmetz built trust and connection with a withdrawn patient.
Apr 18, 2023
We cannot self-care our way out of the current structural failures in our health care system that contribute to burnout. We can and must do better for our learners and for our workforce.
Apr 06, 2023
According to Dr. Atlal Abusanad, "My experience caring for a newborn as a consultant medical oncologist is different from residency training, when I had my firstborn—both are challenging, but the challenges are different in each phase."
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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.

May 19, 2022
Dr. Khalid El Bairi advises early-career researchers in low- and middle-income countries to focus first on learning universal methodology, then on targeted training for specific projects.
May 17, 2022
"If we, as knowledgeable people, start informing women whom we come across about cervical cancer screening, we add a drop to the ocean of wellness," said Dr. Pesona Grace Lucksom.
May 02, 2022
Using bibliometrics, Dr. Khalid El Bairi identified a research gap in Morocco, and felt a responsibility to fill it.
Apr 27, 2022
Dr. Aline Lauda Freitas Chaves and Dr. Nirmal Lamichhane each share how the IDEA program shaped their careers as oncologists. 
Apr 20, 2022
Dr. Layth Mula-Hussain shares the hardships and successes he encountered as an International Development and Education Award (IDEA) recipient from Iraq.
Apr 18, 2022
In a planned series of five articles, Dr. Khalid El Bairi will share his career journey as a young cancer researcher in an LMIC and propose recommendations to enhance research in resource-limited settings.

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