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 11, 2014
   Navneet Singh, MD, DM,
FACP, FCCP
Institution
: Postgraduate
Institute of Medical
Education and Research,
in Chandigarh, India
Member since: 2008
Specialties: Thoracic
Mar 11, 2014
Last February, ASCO launched ASCO International – a portfolio of international programs that improve cancer care, particularly in low- and middle-income countries – and a commitment to expand that portfolio over the next four years. This launch was made in concert with the broader recognition by the international community of the current and...
Mar 10, 2014
This current study comes on the heels of a previous 2010 mogamulizumab study from Japan, a country in which peripheral NK/T-cell neoplasms account for 25% of all non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHLs); in Western countries, by comparison, peripheral NK/T-cell neoplasms account for 10% of all NHL’s.
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...

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