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.

Nov 07, 2011
Numerous superlative studies were presented at the recent 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress; however, significant attention has been paid to the phase III BOLERO-2 study, in which 724 women with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive, HER2-...
Oct 20, 2011
  ASCO Connection recently followed up with 2010 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Young Investigator Award (YIA) recipient Christopher Lieu, MD, of the Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Oct 17, 2011
In 2009, leaders of the Kansas Society of Clinical Oncology (KaSCO) decided that the organization was not fulfilling its potential for oncologists in the state and chose to revitalize KaSCO. An ASCO State Affiliate Grant helped them start from scratch and build a...
Oct 12, 2011
By J. Gordon McVie, MD, FRCP, FRCS Ed, FMedSci, DSc (Hon)
Istituto Europeo di Oncologia
Milan, Italy

Sep 27, 2011
 COURTESY OF SHAW REGIONAL CANCER CENTER In 2010, Patricia Hardenbergh, MD, of Shaw Regional Cancer Center, Colorado, received one of the first-ever Improving Cancer Care Grants from the Conquer Cancer Foundation and Susan G.
Sep 12, 2011
ASCO is hard at work every day to effectively advocate on our members’ behalf. As part of ASCO’s ongoing efforts to respond to a rapidly changing oncology practice environment and best represent our members’ interests, we are conducting a ground-breaking national survey to obtain evidence of what is happening to community practices. Through the...
Sep 06, 2011
Jonathan W. Friedberg, MD, MMSc, a nationally recognized leader in lymphoma research and treatment, was named an Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO). Dr. Friedberg is Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Interim Director of Clinical Trials Office at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, University of...
Aug 18, 2011
The Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe) enables early-career oncologists from low- and middle-income countries to earn valuable experience and training at a U.S. or Canadian institution, which they can then use to facilitate change in cancer care in their home country. Last year's inaugural recipient, Cesar Sánchez, MD, recently returned to...
Aug 02, 2011
Dear ASCO Members:

When it comes to protecting patients’ access to community cancer care, we can breathe a very short sigh of relief. Thanks in part to the work of ASCO, state societies, other groups...
Aug 02, 2011
The Conquer Cancer Foundation was recently contacted by a high school freshman from Plainview, NY, who wanted to help make a difference in cancer care by donating funds he had raised for the Foundation. At only 14 years old, Tyler Fenton has roused his friends and family to action against cancer and inspired hope within and beyond his community....

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