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.

Aug 02, 2011
The Conquer Cancer Foundation was recently contacted by a high school freshman from Plainview, NY, who wanted to help make a difference in cancer care by donating funds he had raised for the Foundation. At only 14 years old, Tyler Fenton has roused his friends and family to action against cancer and inspired hope within and beyond his community....
Jul 25, 2011
ASCO Connection recently spoke with new Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP) Associate Editor Sandra L. Wong, MD, MS. In the following interview, Dr. Wong discusses the Journal and why she took on the role of associate editor.
Jul 20, 2011
Dear ASCO Members,

As you may know from media reports and ASCO communications, the White House and congressional leaders are in negotiations to find ways to curb the national debt. The leadership of ASCO is extremely concerned that reducing payment from Average Sales Price (ASP) plus 6 percent to ASP plus 4 percent is on the short list...
Jul 07, 2011
The Association of Northern California Oncologists (ANCO) serves 409 physician members in academic and community settings, as well as nurses, practice managers, and patients in the region. Recently, the organization has been particularly active in the area of provider-payer partnerships. José Luis Gonzalez, ANCO Executive Director, spoke with ...
Jun 02, 2011
Watch a video of Dr. Sledge delivering his speech or read the full transcript below.
May 13, 2011
ASCO Connection recently followed up with 2009 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Young Investigator Award (YIA) recipient Phoenix Ho, MD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Seattle Children’s Hospital. The YIA provides research funding to young oncologists who are completing their training in order to help them transition to...
Mar 30, 2011
Richard C. Frank, MD, realized that many of the patients he saw in his community oncology practice were asking the same questions and desperate for the same information.
Mar 25, 2011
March 2011: The Ohio Hematology Oncology Society (OHOS) serves 192 members of the oncology community in the Buckeye State. In the interview that follows, OHOS Executive Director Dave Dillahunt, CAE, discusses with ASCO Connection the organization’s activities surrounding off-label drug use.

Mar 21, 2011
March 2011: The primary draw of the ASCO Annual Meeting is the opportunity to hear, for the first time, the results of the most innovative cancer research being conducted today. To make their research accessible to the oncology community, oral abstract presenters spend a significant amount of time preparing, practicing, and polishing...
Mar 18, 2011
March 2011: The Society mourns the loss of longtime members Georges Mathé, MD, who died October 15, 2010, at age 88, and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, FACP, who died September 7, 2010, at age 81.

Georges Mathé, MD—“The first real inventive medical oncologist in France”