Latest Blogs

Jan 19, 2023
Dr. Kathryn DeCarli and Dr. Jonathan Marron consider the actions an oncologist must, ought, and should take when offering professional medical interpretation services to a patient.
Dec 08, 2022
ASCO’s delegation to the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates (AMA HOD) recently traveled to Honolulu for the Interim meeting. Our resolutions primarily focused on the threat of legislation that could criminalize medically necessary care in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision...
Dec 07, 2022
“Sitting here now, at 51 years old and as a cancer survivor of five years, the importance of self-care has become quite clear to me," writes Dr. Doug Flora.
Nov 28, 2022
I began my medical career in Arizona, where I received an early lesson in the importance of cultural sensitivity thanks to members of the Navajo Nation from the Four Corners region.
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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
"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.
May 20, 2020
In adversity, there is opportunity: despite the cancellation of an incredible professional opportunity due to COVID-19, Dr. Khalid El Bairi is focusing on how he can have a positive impact as an early-career oncologist in Morocco.
Apr 28, 2020
Dr. Jii Bum Lee and Dr. Sun Young Rha describe the safety protocols that are enabling cancer providers in South Korea to reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure for their patients.
Apr 01, 2020
Dr. Mona Hassan arrived in the United States excited for professional development and activism opportunities. Within a week, COVID-19 completely derailed her plans.

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