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 25, 2011
March 2011: The Ohio Hematology Oncology Society (OHOS) serves 192 members of the oncology community in the Buckeye State. In the interview that follows, OHOS Executive Director Dave Dillahunt, CAE, discusses with ASCO Connection the organization’s activities surrounding off-label drug use.

Mar 21, 2011
March 2011: The primary draw of the ASCO Annual Meeting is the opportunity to hear, for the first time, the results of the most innovative cancer research being conducted today. To make their research accessible to the oncology community, oral abstract presenters spend a significant amount of time preparing, practicing, and polishing...
Mar 18, 2011
March 2011: The Society mourns the loss of longtime members Georges Mathé, MD, who died October 15, 2010, at age 88, and Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, FACP, who died September 7, 2010, at age 81.

Georges Mathé, MD—“The first real inventive medical oncologist in France”
Mar 17, 2011
  March 2011: ASCO Connection recently followed up with 2008 Young Investigator Award (YIA) recipient Brian G. Till, MD, of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, in Seattle.
Mar 14, 2011
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) joined forces recently with the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) to highlight cancer awareness at the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament (March 10-13, 2011) in Greensboro, North Carolina. The campaign focuses on providing information on all types of cancer, including the latest research.
Feb 10, 2011
February 2011: The Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology (LSMO), in collaboration with ASCO, organized the fifth Best of ASCO meeting in Beirut, Lebanon, on June 25-26, 2010—just three weeks after ASCO’s Annual Meeting in Chicago.
Jan 20, 2011
  (Above) ASCO’s only female founder, Jane C. Wright, MD, with Immediate Past ASCO President Douglas W. Blayney, MD at the 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting. Early in her career, Dr.
Jan 13, 2011
January 2011: On September 19th and 20th, world leaders will convene at the United Nations in New York for a High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) that will focus on the global threat of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes.
Dec 13, 2010
December 2010: While ASCO represents oncologists on the national level, the Society’s state and regionally based affiliates represent the needs of this constituency on the local level. Aligning ASCO’s resources for the common good of oncologists is one way to influence the ever-changing face of health care. Recently, the directors of...
Nov 30, 2010
November 2010: ASCO Connection recently followed up with the 2007 recipient of the ASCO Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award (YIA) supported by the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO)—...