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Apr 09, 2024
How should an oncologist investigate a career change? How does one find their second or third job out of training? Here are some strategies to consider.
Apr 04, 2024
"To any medical students and residents who have a spark for oncology, I cannot recommend the VMP enough," said Zain Ahmad. "It is an experience that could change the trajectory of your career."
Mar 14, 2024
When everyone is aligned with values and purpose in our societies and workplaces, we create spaces that put the well-being of all humans at the center, according to Prof. Sabe Sabesan, Anoj Sabesan, and Prof. Lynden Roberts.
Feb 27, 2024
Dr. Ellen Zhang's original poem was composed in honor of her grandmother and her patients.
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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 04, 2022
Innovations designed to improve equity for patients in diagnosis, care, and survivorship can help us close the care gap and achieve the lofty goal of World Cancer Day, writes ASCO president Dr. Everett E. Vokes.
Jan 21, 2022
Dr. Lewis E. Foxhall and Zuzanna Tittenbrun describe the International Cancer Control Partnership and ASCO's role as a member of this international collaborative.
Dec 17, 2021
Dr. Anghel Adrian Udrea began his career in Romania at a time when professional opportunities were limited, and he has spent 3 decades working to make a difference for the next generation of Romanian oncologists.
Sep 29, 2021
As physicians previously operating in a relatively well-resourced health care system, the transition to crisis has been difficult on all levels, according to Dr. Mona Ali Hassan, Dr. Deborah Mukherji, and Dr. Ali Taher. 
Aug 17, 2021
"IMGs should be seen for who they are as doctors and as people, rather than as a visa status, a pedigree, or an application," Dr. Tarek Haykal writes.
Jul 13, 2021
Smriti Rana pursued a career in palliative care in part due to her mother's death from cervical cancer. "21 years later, another woman I love has died in the same excruciating agony, in spite of all the apparent medical advancements," she said.

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