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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 20, 2012
The start of the New Year always brings about a slew of earnest resolutions—many of them having to do with improving one’s health. For the oncology professional, the concept of engaging in conversations with patients about healthy choices brings up some interesting questions. Our patients have...
Oct 31, 2012
In these days of economic belt-tightening, funds for oncology research and education seem to perpetually be on the chopping block. That’s why it’s more important than ever to support those who support us.
Jul 02, 2012
As oncology professionals, we are confronted daily by tough choices. One of the toughest is weighing the potential value of a test, treatment, or procedure versus the potential of the same to cause added suffering, risk, and expense without a real possibility for evidence-based results. ASCO,...
Apr 25, 2012
Dear Colleagues: I am pleased to share with you the second installment in our preview of ASCO’s 2012 Annual Meeting, which includes an introduction to the scientific sessions by Scientific Program...
Sep 16, 2011
One of the over-riding concerns in oncology and for the Society is setting the stage for the very best research and then moving advances into everyday practice in ways that better outcomes for our patients. This involves a number of time-intensive and intricately choreographed steps. The first step...
Jul 05, 2011
For the past several years, the Society’s member magazine, ASCO Connection, has been building its online presence, moving from print only, to print and a website that was updated quarterly, to the dynamic interface we have now with options for immediate feedback from readers. While our July print...