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Sep 13, 2022
There has never been a more pertinent moment for all of us to consider how we can engage with colleagues in other countries to solve the problems of cancer. 
Aug 11, 2022
Dr. Tara Rajendran celebrates the legacy and mentorship of Dr. Karen Jean Marcus upon her retirement after 33-year career at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Jul 27, 2022
Dr. Anna M Laucis discusses the landscape and future opportunities for narrative medicine, along with her own explorations in original artwork and poetry.
Jul 21, 2022
It feels great to celebrate 17 consecutive years of organizing the Best of ASCO Lebanon meeting, including a well-received event featuring expert faculty in 2022.
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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.

Feb 03, 2021
"2021 shows a new path to start after a year in which we learned to value what we have: our family, our work, friends, the air, the sun, the water, freedom, and one of our most precious assets, our health," said Dr. Angela Zambrano Harvey.
Feb 03, 2021
"One could argue that cancer, in its own way, has been a worldwide pandemic for decades already, claiming lives in every part of the world at steadily growing rates," said Dr. Evangelia Razis.
Feb 03, 2021
"Oncologists' and medical societies’ engagement to create awareness of cancer care has rapidly increased and, more than ever, together, all of our actions matter," said Dr. Clarissa Mathias.
Feb 03, 2021
"Robust peace-building-through-health initiatives already exist. However, no such efforts that focus on cancer as a universal grassroots theme have been established yet," said Dr. Ghassan K. Abou-Alfa.
Nov 18, 2020
In October, the ASCO International Affairs Committee "was fortunate to be able to meet remotely and engage in productive discussions on a wide range of topics," writes chair Dr. Clarissa Mathias. 
Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Mona Hassan describes the harrowing scene and the courage shown by everyone at the American University of Beirut Medical Center in the hours following the explosions at the Port of Beirut on August 4.

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