Oncologist and advocate Dr. Jeff Ward believes in two ways to beat cancer: "One way was to be cured. The other was to live a life such that if one died, they could say they were proud of the life they chose to live and had not been beaten by the cancer."
Putting the Patient at the Center: The Career of Dr. Jeff Ward
Francisca Douglass is a third-year medical student at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Ms. Douglass, who is interested in medical oncology, shares her experience as a participant in ASCO’s...
Making Research and Clinical Trials More Equitable: ASCO Commemorates World Cancer Research Day 2022
Sep 22, 2022
ASCO is observing World Cancer Research Day on September 24, 2022, to raise awareness about the importance of cancer research and how learning more about cancer causes, risk reduction, and early detection are crucial to helping control the disease.
Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Convenes Thought Leaders, Supports Young Investigators to Improve Quality Care
Sep 09, 2022
Dr. Burt Zweigenhaft cofounded AVBCC on the tenets of convening oncology constituents—physicians, nurses, pharmacists, payers, patients, advocates, and others—to share knowledge and take what they learn to their own organizations to improve quality care.
Sep 12, 2022
Despite Hispanic/Latinx people making up one-fifth of the population of the United States, there remain significant disparities in cancer care and outcomes in this demographic—a state of affairs that JCO Oncology Practice addressed in a recent special series.
Jul 01, 2022
“In our first 5 years, we’ve impacted both the study and the practice of precision oncology and been able to highlight both successes and remaining challenges in the field, helping us to focus on areas for future study,” said founding editor-in-chief Dr. James M. Ford.
Jul 17, 2018
The era of precision medicine in oncology offers promise for improved diagnosis and better therapy for patients with the CUP syndrome, and first steps have already been taken toward incorporating precision medicine into the routine management of disease in these patients.
Apr 25, 2018
Drs. Sarah W. Gordon, Sarah M. Temkin, Debra L. Richardson, and Kathleen Moore debate the role of maintenance PARP in platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer.
Sep 22, 2022
ASCO has convened the Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Council to help the Society address the specific needs and unique challenges faced by oncology professionals in the region.
Mar 08, 2022
Dr. Jatho, Dr. Kibudde, and Dr. Orem discuss how the basic components of cancer control are inadequate in Uganda, similar to other sub-Saharan African countries, where survival remains lower than in all other low-income countries.
Sep 08, 2022
Test your knowledge of gastrointestinal cancer and leukemia with two multiple-choice questions from the ASCO Self-Evaluation Program (ASCO-SEP) on ASCO Education.
Aug 10, 2022
Test your knowledge of pain and symptom management, as well as palliative care and end of life care, with two multiple-choice questions from the ASCO Self-Evaluation Program (ASCO-SEP) on ASCO Education.