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Breakthrough Co-Host Committee chair Dr. Peter P. Yu invites you to a groundbreaking meeting of "firsts."  
The concept of overdiagnosis must be communicated accurately and in a culturally sensitive way, writes Dr. Aju Mathew. 
The Beirut Breast Cancer Conference is a modern multidisciplinary specialty oncology regional meeting that provides excellent onsite dissemination of knowledge and research.
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.
Dr. Jean Rene V. Clemenceau Valdivia describes the shared history of the Sociedad Mexicana de Oncologia and ASCO, and the new formal partnership that will guide future collaboration between the two societies.
The National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC; @deadline2020) recently issued an important message about transforming Pink October Breast Cancer Month from awareness into action to have a better impact on...
By 2030, the number of deaths due to lung cancer is expected to almost double for Latin American women and increase by 50% for Latin American men.
My coauthors and I focus on health disparities using specific countries across the income spectrum to highlight the challenges encountered by health officials, physicians, and patients at each level.
With the launch of its strategic plan, ASCO leadership crystalized its global vision into the future to enhance its role as a truly global organization. The strategic plan will build on...
GLOBOCAN 2018 indicates a significant global increase in the numbers, incidence, and mortality rates, albeit significant differences in mortality amongst countries of different economic levels. 
ASCO's nearly 45,000 members practice in more than 150 countries, and continued progress against cancer will require every one of us, writes ASCO CMO Dr. Richard L. Schilsky.
The 13th Best of ASCO Lebanon meeting was a great success. Is there a BOA in your area? If not, I encourage you to learn more about organizing one.
Dr. Jaime G. de la Garza-Salazar shares the story of how one of the first international Best of ASCO Meetings came to be.

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