Features

The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.

Apr 23, 2019
In a shortfall of oncology workers, already vulnerable patients in disadvantaged groups will suffer most. Dr. Pascal Jean-Pierre proposes strategic capacity building and examines the Florida State University College of Medicine model.
Mar 11, 2019
A diverse oncology workforce that reflects the diversity of the U.S. population will improve attitudes toward the various ethnic and cultural groups, increase intercultural responsiveness, and contribute to better cancer care.
Mar 10, 2019
ASCO is expanding mentoring and educational opportunities for medical students, residents, and fellows from underrepresented in medicine backgrounds.
Mar 07, 2019
Conquer Cancer grant recipient Jason Luke, MD, FACP, got the rare chance to ask candid questions of a former patient who had melanoma, Ms. Addison Brush. 
Mar 07, 2019
Dr. Pradnya D. Patil describes some of the steps that have personally helped her recognize and deal with stressors at work and move closer toward achieving a healthier work-life balance.
Mar 07, 2019
Find out what books are on the Cancer.Net editor in chief's just-read list.
Mar 07, 2019
Exciting new breakthroughs in cancer research are helping to make great strides in what is possible for patients with cancer. But they are not necessarily leading to equitable disease outcomes.
Mar 05, 2019
Improving access to cancer risk assessment and genetic testing can be a challenge, but international collaboration is a potential solution, as demonstrated by Dr. Yanin Chávarri-Guerra and Ms. Charité Ricker.
Mar 04, 2019
Dr. Sharon McGee examines four factors that can contribute to a challenging interpersonal clinical encounter: the disease, the patient, the system, and the doctor.
Feb 11, 2019
February is National Cancer Prevention Month, a time to spread important information on the lifestyle factors that can help reduce the risk of cancer for Americans across the U.S.

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