Aug 24, 2016
Funding from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO enabled Enrique Soto Pérez De Celis, MD, to create the first geriatric oncology clinic in Mexico, and to start his first research project as a principal investigator in geriatric oncology.
Jul 28, 2016
Hoping to contribute her best in the fight against cancer, International Development and Education Award recipient Dr. Narmin Talibova of Azerbaijan focuses on tumor biology, cancer genomics, drug developments, and related areas of medical oncology.
Jun 27, 2016
Dr. Joanne E. Mortimer discusses her experience bringing a Cancer Control in Primary Care course to Ethiopia.
May 09, 2016
Uwemedimbuk Ekanem, MD, MPH, discusses her experience at one of ASCO’s Cancer Control in Primary Care Courses (CCPC) in her home country of Nigeria.
Apr 26, 2016
In 2014, a group of ASCO members served on the Union for International Cancer Control task force advising the World Health Organization (WHO) on their list of essential cancer medicines. In April 2015, the UICC task force achieved the approval of more than 16 additional drugs for this list.
Feb 23, 2016
ASCO President-Elect Dr. Daniel F. Hayes describes the fruitful collaboration between ASCO and CAP over the past decade, and a united commitment to improving cancer care in the future.
Jan 27, 2016
"I was privileged to be part of an ASCO sponsored international Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course, seeking to offer guidance in the cross specialty care of patients with cancer. This program would take me to Harare, Zimbabwe."
Jan 27, 2016
By Doug Pyle, Senior Director, International Affairs
On World Cancer Day 2013, ASCO launched ASCO International and a commitment to double its international programs. Three years later, much of what we said we would accomplish has been done, and plans for further expansion are in the works. On this February 4, I would like to take some...
Jan 07, 2016
International Innovation Grants will support research in India, Nepal, Uganda, and the Philippines on the cost of childhood cancer, mobile technology in cervical cancer screening and diagnosis, and doctor-patient dialogue via a paired computerized system and mobile application.
Dec 15, 2015
Lawrence N. Shulman, MD, has practiced in some of the best medical centers in the world and has also seen compassionate care delivered by devoted physicians in settings where resources are most constrained. With a longstanding interest in global health, he is deeply committed to improving cancer care in Rwanda and Haiti through his partnership...