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It's hard enough to try dating again after a cancer diagnosis and treatment, but some of my patients also face strong opposition from their adult children.
Dr. Suneel D. Kamath was surprised to learn how important laughter and levity can be in the physician-patient relationship.
When a patient asks, "Why me?", Dr. Stephanie Graff considers that they may not be asking for a list of their cancer risk factors.
Dr. Gottlieb discusses the FDA's efforts to increase overall efficiency by updating or modernizing aspects of our clinical trials conduct and expediting the end-to-end drug development process, as well as controlling the next generation of tobacco products.
A recent study should serve as a wake-up call to all Americans that obesity is linked to an increased risk of common cancers.
What will each of us do, going forward, to further confront and reduce the global burden of cancer? For us at ASCO, the challenge will be answered through our mission pillars: education, research, and quality.
Dr. Evangelia Razis will speak out about cancer and fight against the guilt and shame that attend a cancer diagnosis.
Resource limitations will not stop Dr. Dorothy Lombe from her goal of beating cancer for her patients in Zambia.
Dr. Layth Y. I. Mula-Hussain​ began rebuilding the field of radiation oncology in Iraq in the face of decades of conflict and sanctions.
Dr. Geraldine Jacobson boldly states who she is and what she will do to reduce the burden of cancer, in the spirit of World Cancer Day's theme: "I am and I will."
Dr. Jose Angel Sanchez wants to tell more patients in Honduras that yes, their cancer can be cured.
On February 3, Dr. Stephanie Graff hopes women in every aspect of medicine will feel inspired to choose themselves, and make their own wellness a priority.
ASCO’s Clinical Cancer Advances report, our 14th edition, examines the most transformative research of the past year and offers our vision for future research priorities.
Dr. Amrita Krishnan wanted to know how her work as a physician affected her family, so she asked her teenage daughter for an unvarnished opinion. 
Predictive analytics, complex treatment pathways, tele-oncology, and more: Dr. Robert M. Daly identifies five trends that are poised to disrupt oncology practice in the coming year.
Immunotherapy—particularly immune checkpoint inhibition—is still experimental. It ends up being quite a difficult discussion for some who had hoped that they could stave off chemotherapy.
Editor’s note: Dr. Hudis hosts the ASCO in Action Podcast, which focuses on policy and practice issues affecting providers and patients. An excerpt of a recent episode is shared below; it has been edited for length and clarity.
Dr. Elizabeth M. Blanchard outlines hot-button health policy issues that are likely to be legislative priorities in U.S. states during 2019-2020. Your voice can make an impact on these issues at the state level.

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