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.

Mar 17, 2011
  March 2011: ASCO Connection recently followed up with 2008 Young Investigator Award (YIA) recipient Brian G. Till, MD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, in Seattle.
Mar 14, 2011
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) joined forces recently with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) to highlight cancer awareness at the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament (March 10-13, 2011) in Greensboro, North Carolina. The campaign focuses on providing information on all types of cancer, including the latest research.
Feb 10, 2011
February 2011: The Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology (LSMO), in collaboration with ASCO, organized the fifth Best of ASCO meeting in Beirut, Lebanon, on June 25-26, 2010—just three weeks after ASCO’s Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Jan 20, 2011
  (Above) ASCO’s only female founder, Jane C. Wright, MD, with Immediate Past ASCO President Douglas W. Blayney, MD at the 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting. Early in her career, Dr.
Jan 13, 2011
January 2011: On September 19th and 20th, world leaders will convene at the United Nations in New York for a High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) that will focus on the global threat of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes.
Dec 13, 2010
December 2010: While ASCO represents oncologists on the national level, the Society’s state and regionally based affiliates represent the needs of this constituency on the local level. Aligning ASCO’s resources for the common good of oncologists is one way to influence the ever-changing face of health care. Recently, the directors of...
Nov 30, 2010
November 2010: ASCO Connection recently followed up with the 2007 recipient of the ASCO Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award (YIA) supported by the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO)—...
Oct 19, 2010
  The 2010-2011 Leadership Development Program (LDP) participants are meeting this week at ASCO headquarters to attend their fall three-day session. This session includes communication skills training, presentations by ASCO staff, a visit to the U.S.
Oct 06, 2010
October 2010: The Alabama Cancer Congress (ACC) was born on January 1, 2010, the result of a merger between the Oncology Providers Network (an Alabama practice managers’ organization) and the Alabama Society of Clinical Oncology (which served medical oncologists). In the interview that follows, ACC leadership including President Stephen L...
Aug 10, 2010
August 2010: Reid Scott, one of the leads on the TBS show My Boys, plays oncologist Dr. Todd Maurer on the new Showtime series The Big C, which debuted on August 16. The show is billed as a dark comedy about a woman—played by award-winning actress Laura Linney—who upon hearing that she has a potentially fatal form of...