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Sep 26, 2023
Dr. Narjust Florez, Dr. Fatima Wilder, Lauren Kiel, and Rebekah Kaufman underscore the need to comprehensively understand and address the unmet needs of young patients with lung cancer.
Aug 25, 2023
Dr. Joseph Merchant introduces the CPT process and recognizes ASCO colleagues who have represented the interests of members on this issue.
Aug 23, 2023
HemOncFellows Network organized an online discussion to address the common questions that hematology-oncology fellowship applicants have after submitting their fellowship application.
Aug 17, 2023
"Oncologists and APPs working together have the opportunity to increase practice volume, improve access to care, and ensure continuity for the patient," said Whitney Pritham.
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Jonathan S. Berek, MD, MMedSc, FASCO

Jonathan S. Berek, MD, MMS, FASCO, is the Laurie Kraus Lacob Professor and Director of the Stanford Women’s Cancer Center at the Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Institute, where he specializes in gynecologic oncology. He is also Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Stanford. An ASCO member since 1983, he is the Co-Chair of the Management of Cervical Cancer Guideline Expert Panel. He has also served on numerous other ASCO committees, including the Scientific Program Committee and the Cancer Education Committee.

Dec 23, 2014
Dear Colleagues:The most commonrisk for canceris also the leastpreventable—advanced age. Asour cover storyon this topic notes (and as most of usknow by now), the number of peopleover 65 will increase significantly inthe near future.
Oct 29, 2014
As ASCO nearsthe end of its 50thanniversary year,the oncology communityhas takentime to acknowledgesignificant inroads against cancerwhile recognizing that much more workneeds to be done. One of those mountainsleft to climb is addressing thegrowing needs of cancer survivors forimproved long-term,...
Aug 28, 2014
The rising rate of obesity has beena topic in the news for quite a while,but the association of overweight/obesity with cancer is just now reachingthe tipping point of awareness.Studies have shown, as outlined in ourcover...
Jun 23, 2014
Dear Colleagues:Our Society hasnever been shyabout tacklingdifficult or seeminglyintransigentproblems. For anumber of years, the Society has beenworking to address issues of disparityin cancer care and outcomes. In 2013,ASCO took matters a step further byelevating its Health Disparities...
Apr 28, 2014
Our May 2014 ASCO Connection cover story spotlights theAnnual Meeting’s Scientific Programand includes insights from ASCO PresidentDr. Clifford Hudis and ScientificProgram Committee...
Feb 26, 2014
Welcome to thefirst of our AnnualMeeting issues,focusing on theEducational Program;2014 promisesto be a big year. As we await thepresentation of some of the top sciencein our field, as well as prepare toshare the latest in best practices forclinical oncologists, we also celebrateASCO’s 50th...