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.

Jul 09, 2013
ASCOconnection.org welcomes a new commentator—S. Yousuf Zafar, MD, MHS, is an Assistant Professor and gastrointestinal oncologist at Duke Cancer Institute. He is a faculty member at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Director of Health Policy at the Center for Learning Health Care. Dr. Zafar is also a health services researcher with...
Jun 27, 2013
ASCO is making available to the general public through ASCO Connection video recordings of two presentations given at its recent Annual Meeting in Chicago that may have broad public and global health interest.
Jun 25, 2013
In 2012, a high school sophomore named Jack Andraka made waves in the oncology community by developing an inexpensive blood test for pancreatic cancer that could detect the disease in an early stage. The test, which garnered Andraka the 2012 Gordon E. Moore Award of the Intel International...
Jun 10, 2013
By Brian Reid

Note: Mr. Reid is a Director at W2O Group, which includes MDigitalLife and the Social Oncology Project referenced in this article. Mr. Reid currently specializes in media relations and strategy. Prior to working at W2O, he was a Bloomberg reporter, a ...
Jun 01, 2013
Watch an exclusive video of Dr. Swain delivering her Presidential Address at the 49th Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. The complete transcript is also included.
May 28, 2013
Comparative Effectiveness Research Professorship (CERP) in Breast Cancer Supports Research and Mentoring
May 03, 2013
 It is with great sadness that ASCO announces that Emil “Tom” Frei III, MD, former ASCO President, died on Tuesday, April 30, at the age of 89. Dr. Frei was one of the world’s foremost oncologists and a leading researcher in cancer treatment. Working closely with his colleagues Drs. Emil Freireich—whose similar name was the reason Dr.
Apr 09, 2013
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations is designed to facilitate the recruitment and retention of individuals from populations underrepresented in medicine to cancer careers and increase access to quality care for underserved communities. The award...
Mar 15, 2013
ASCO confers Special Awards to recognize researchers, patientadvocates, and leaders of the global oncology community who, throughtheir work in the fields of clinical oncology, cancer research, orpublic and government advocacy, have made significant contributions toenhancing cancer care.
Mar 04, 2013
March 8 is International Women's Day, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Conquer Cancer Foundation are commemorating the day by recognizing women oncologists building bridges around the world. In the last several decades, increasing numbers of women have entered the field of oncology—enrolling in medical school,...

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