Features

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

Jun 28, 2015
ASCO is pleased to welcome the 2015–2016 ASCO Board of Directors and introduce seven newly instated leaders, who began their terms at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting during the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Jun 28, 2015
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, began her term as the 2015- 2016 President of ASCO at the Annual Business Meeting on June 1, 2015. Dr. Vose, a leading expert in the treatment of patients with lymphoma, is the current Neumann M. and Mildred E. Harris Professorial Chair...
Jun 25, 2015
Survivorship as it relates to cancer care extends beyond the oncologist’s office. In recognition of the vital teamwork needed across specialties to ensure the best care possible, a new symposium has been created to enhance collaboration between primary care physicians and oncology care providers, as well as to highlight relevant and timely topics...
Jun 25, 2015
Personalized cancer care is not a new concept, but its application has been enabled and enhanced by a far greater understanding than ever before of the biologic underpinnings of cancer....
Jun 25, 2015
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO (CCF) presented more than $6.7 million in grants and awards to more than 200 promising oncology researchers at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting. The Conquer Cancer Foundation and ASCO congratulate the recipients on their contributions to the field of oncology and offer profound thanks to the generous organizations...
Jun 25, 2015
CancerLinQ™ LLC, provided the first demonstration of its groundbreaking HIT platform at ASCO’s 51st Annual Meeting in Chicago’s McCormick Place. CancerLinQ has also completed agreements with 12 of the 15 oncology practices across the United States that will adopt the first version of...
Jun 05, 2015
Dr. Adaugo Amobi and Dr. Larissa Nekhlyudov summarize their review of currently available smartphone applications in oncology, with the goal of enabling clinicians and patients to gain a better understanding of how various applications may be utilized in clinical practice.
Apr 27, 2015
ASCO has launched a new department, Clinical Affairs, to provide practices with the resources needed to thrive in today’s changing environment. The new department will offer guidance in managing day-to-day activities, such as negotiating with payers, implementing quality requirements...
Apr 27, 2015
At the Annual Business Meeting held in conjunction with the ASCO Annual Meeting, Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, will succeed Peter Paul Yu, MD, FACP, FASCO as ASCO President.
Apr 26, 2015
It has been two years since ASCO launched ASCO International, a portfolio of integrated programs to advance oncology around the world. In that time, several new programs have been launched and existing programs expanded in significant ways.

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