Exclusive Journals Coverage

Exclusive Journals Coverage articles provide quick insight and additional author perspectives on select studies recently published in Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Oncology Practice.

May 03, 2013
 It is with great sadness that ASCO announces that Emil “Tom” Frei III, MD, former ASCO President, died on Tuesday, April 30, at the age of 89. Dr. Frei was one of the world’s foremost oncologists and a leading researcher in cancer treatment. Working closely with his colleagues Drs. Emil Freireich—whose similar name was the reason Dr.
Apr 09, 2013
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations is designed to facilitate the recruitment and retention of individuals from populations underrepresented in medicine to cancer careers and increase access to quality care for underserved communities. The award...
Mar 15, 2013
ASCO confers Special Awards to recognize researchers, patientadvocates, and leaders of the global oncology community who, throughtheir work in the fields of clinical oncology, cancer research, orpublic and government advocacy, have made significant contributions toenhancing cancer care.
Mar 04, 2013
March 8 is International Women's Day, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Conquer Cancer Foundation are commemorating the day by recognizing women oncologists building bridges around the world. In the last several decades, increasing numbers of women have entered the field of oncology—enrolling in medical school,...
Feb 22, 2013
  Dr. Jane Wright (center) at the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting President's Dinner.
Feb 21, 2013
In the following interview, Dr. Kevin Oeffinger, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Chair-Elect of ASCO’s Cancer Survivorship Committee, discusses the Cancer Survivor Care and...
Feb 04, 2013
Among ASCO’s earliest members in the 1960s were physicians from Japan, Canada, and Spain. In the Global Express e-newsletter of February 4, 2013, ASCO is announcing two major developments that are indicative of how far ASCO has come, nearly 40 years later: ASCO’s 10,000th international member and the launch of...
Jan 31, 2013
Touching base with LIFe recipient Suebpong Tanasanvimon, MD 
Jan 15, 2013
The Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP) was recently accepted for indexing in the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s (NLM’s) premier bibliographic database, MEDLINE, joining the ranks of the highest-quality medical journals.
Jan 09, 2013
Dr. Rakesh Roy received a 2012 International Development and Education Award in Palliative Care, which is designed to support oncologists from low- and middle-income countries that express an interest or specialization in palliative care.