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This year’s recipients were indeed distinguished leaders in their fields and have dedicated their careers to improve diagnosis, outcomes, and quality of life as well advancing personalized therapy for patients. 
Dr. Shaalan Beg and Dr. Noelle LoConte consider how oncology organizations can balance the availability of alcoholic beverages at events with the evidence that alcohol consumption can increase cancer risk.
At the midpoint of her term as 2023-2024 ASCO president, Dr. Lynn M. Schuchter highlights key points of progress from 2023 and looks toward a busy year ahead.
Dr. Arcita Pramudita, Dr. Lintang Sagoro, Dr. Ardita Pramudani, and Dr. Polo Camacho discuss the many barriers in attempting to integrate palliative care in Indonesia, which include a lack of patient awareness and accessibility.
Happy new year—welcome to the first issue of your member magazine in 2024.
Dr. Tara Rajendran honors two women who, through their kindness and thoughtful attention, shaped her professional path from an early age.
"We all need to stay informed and engaged on the topic of AI in order to be the best advocates for ourselves, our profession, and our patients."
Millions of people have been affected by the war in Sudan, and the outlook for patients with cancer is particularly dire. Dr. Nabeeha Karadawi, Dr. Salma Awad Elkareem Ali Mohamed, and Nagham Ali outline the current situation and call for immediate international aid.
If we believe that dietary supplements are active compounds—and many are—then we should deal with them as medications and advise our patients accordingly.
"It takes courage to see people whom you have treated lose their lives when the disease takes the upper hand," writes Dr. Pesona Grace Lucksom.
At a time when we are being asked, in every aspect of our work, to do more with less, we can expect streamlined, efficient, pragmatically designed clinical trials to play an increasingly important role in our research enterprise.
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.
Dr. Joseph Merchant introduces the CPT process and recognizes ASCO colleagues who have represented the interests of members on this issue.
HemOncFellows Network organized an online discussion to address the common questions that hematology-oncology fellowship applicants have after submitting their fellowship application.
"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.
It was such a great pleasure and satisfaction to organize and hold the 18th Annual Best of ASCO (BOA) Lebanon Meeting on July 7-8, 2023, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center.
Camille Petraitis and Christine Schlemmer discuss how the roles and responsibilities of APPs in care teams vary based on the practice setting, with an emphasis on inpatient roles and focused on a dedicated inpatient medical oncology role at a nonprofit hospital.

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Hao-Wen Sim, FRACP, MBBS
Jan 01, 2024
Thank you for sharing your insights on dietary supplements and their role in cancer treatment, which resonate with my own views. Open...

Tarek Haykal, MD
Dec 05, 2023
Thank you for this relevant piece. I do get similar questions in almost every clinic. My response is always I do not know what supplement...

Tarek Haykal, MD
Dec 05, 2023
I completely agree. We have to pay annual fees to maintain all board certifications even after we pass them all. We have to meet a 100...

Jeff Porter Sharman, MD
Nov 28, 2023
After 10 years in practice, I took the high stakes 10 year recertification exam that I paid for.  I was disappointed to find out that...

William Bruce
Nov 23, 2023
Hi, My name is william bruce, thanks for sharing this nformation. I'm truly inspired by the dedication and expertise of oncologists....

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The new model provides all members access to the complete suite of ASCO publications, resources, and programs with applicable discounts still in place for relevant groups.
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