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ASCO International Affairs
Aug 16, 2017 11:35 AM
In 2016, ASCO partnered with the Middle East Cancer Consortium to hold an International Palliative Care Workshop in Almaty, Kazakhstan. One year later, a follow-up survey were sent to participants to assess the impact the course had on their practices.
Eighty percent of respondents said that they...
ASCO International Affairs
Aug 02, 2017 12:33 PM
ASCO recently partnered with local organizers to conduct International Clinical Trials Workshops in Uruguay and Greece.
The first course was held in partnership with the Federación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Cancerología (FLASCA) in Montevideo, Uruguay in March.
The responses to the on-site...
ASCO International Affairs
Jul 14, 2017 8:27 AM
ASCO recently partnered with local organizers to conduct courses in Indonesia and Nigeria. The evaluation forms used at these courses introduced the use of a retrospective pre-post design to evaluate the educational objectives. At the end of the course, respondents were asked to rate their level of...
Jade Parker
May 31, 2017 10:24 AM
Oncology Central will be hosting a free CME-accredited online symposium next month. Save your space for free: https://conferences.oncology-central.com/?partnerref=ASCOf  
Register for free and to listen to talks from renowned...
ASCO Connection
May 04, 2017 4:11 PM
If you read our Exclusive Journal Coverage story on physician-patient communication in Sri Lanka, you know that norms around what information is given to (or kept from) the patient and their...