The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
Making Research and Clinical Trials More Equitable: ASCO Commemorates World Cancer Research Day 2022
Sep 22, 2022
ASCO is observing World Cancer Research Day on September 24, 2022, to raise awareness about the importance of cancer research and how learning more about cancer causes, risk reduction, and early detection are crucial to helping control the disease.
Association for Value-Based Cancer Care Convenes Thought Leaders, Supports Young Investigators to Improve Quality Care
Sep 09, 2022
Dr. Burt Zweigenhaft cofounded AVBCC on the tenets of convening oncology constituents—physicians, nurses, pharmacists, payers, patients, advocates, and others—to share knowledge and take what they learn to their own organizations to improve quality care.
Aug 30, 2022
Oncologist and advocate Dr. Jeff Ward believes in two ways to beat cancer: "One way was to be cured. The other was to live a life such that if one died, they could say they were proud of the life they chose to live and had not been beaten by the cancer."
ASCO International Development and Education Award: Celebrating 20 Years of Meaningful Global Impact
Aug 24, 2022
For two decades, ASCO has provided support for early-career oncologists in LMICs through its IDEA Award to help ensure that members from around the globe are engaged in the oncology community and have the knowledge and resources to deliver the highest quality care.
Jul 20, 2022
The Carson Leslie Foundation (CLF), has committed new research grant funding for a promising early-career investigator.
Jul 20, 2022
2022 International Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) Mentorship Award recipient, Dr. Cynthia Villarreal-Garza, hopes to continue working to address gender disparities that hinder career advancement
650 Days (and Counting) of Following the Science: Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham Keeps COVID-19 Information Current for Patients and Caregivers
Jul 01, 2022
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham and Dr. Julie R. Gralow discuss the early days of the pandemic, the importance of clear communication, and lessons for the oncology community.
2022-2023 ASCO President Dr. Eric P. Winer Makes Partnering With Patients the Cornerstone of His Presidential Term
Jun 13, 2022
"More than anything else, what influences my presidential agenda is the fact that I am first and foremost a clinician. Everything I do is influenced by what I have learned from my patients, including my work as a researcher, mentor, and administrator," Dr. Winer said.
Jun 07, 2022
In an excerpt from The Cancer Letter, members of the oncology community reflect on memorable moments from past ASCO Annual Meetings, including scientific highlights, networking and collaboration, and personal friendships.
Jun 06, 2022
At the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting Opening Session, 2021-2022 president Dr. Everett E. Vokes delivered his presidential address on the theme "Advancing Equitable Cancer Care Through Innovation."