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.

Feb 24, 2014
Nearly a third of participants didn’t recall discussing fertility issues with their doctors before they started therapy,” said Dr. Ruddy, suggesting that doctors might be missing an important window of opportunity . . .
Feb 18, 2014
“In other words, if you achieve event-free survival [EFS] at 24 months, the overall likelihood of survival in the next five years is now essentially the same as it was prior to your diagnosis,” said Matthew Maurer, MS, first author of the study . . .
Feb 10, 2014
A team of researchers from MD Anderson has penned a study that correlates travel distance with stage at diagnosis for the third most common cancer in the U.S.—colon cancer. Their conclusion was that travel distance of over 50 miles was significantly associated with metastatic. . .
Dec 18, 2013
  Photo by Jason Smith.ASCO mourns the loss of cancer genetics pioneer Janet D. Rowley, MD, who passed away from complications of ovarian cancer on December 17, 2013. She was 88. Dr.
Dec 17, 2013
by Shira Klapper, Medical Writer/Editor
Dec 03, 2013
By Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP

Jane C. Wright, MD, FASCO, an oncology pioneer and one of ASCO's seven founding members, passed away on February 19, 2013. ASCO President Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, honored Dr. Wright at a memorial service on November 30, 2013, held at the New York Society for Ethical Culture in New York City....
Sep 17, 2013
The International Cancer Corps program is a partnership between ASCO and Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO)—an international medical education organization with 25 years of experience working with...
Sep 13, 2013
  ASCOconnection.org welcomes a new commentator— William S. Loui, MD, FACP, a medical oncologist in private practice in Hawaii. He is on the faculty at the University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine. He has been honored by the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in Hawaii for his innovative work with minority breast cancer patients.
Aug 30, 2013
ASCOconnection.org welcomes new columnist Matthew S. Katz, MD. Dr. Katz is the Medical Director of Radiation Oncology at Lowell General Hospital and a partner in Radiation Oncology Associates, PA. He is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School and former Chair of Communications Committee for the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO...
Aug 23, 2013
ASCOconnection.org welcomes new columnist Edward P. Balaban, DO, FACP, FASCO. Dr. Balaban is a community hematologist/oncologist at Heritage Valley Hematology and Medical Oncology, Pennsylvania, and a staff member at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Cancer Clinics.

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