The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
Aug 30, 2017
In spite of the significant legal gains made by the LGBT community, bias and discrimination persists against LGBT individuals when they enter a health care setting.
Jul 14, 2017
Dr. Blanke is a professor of medicine in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Oregon Health and Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute and an ASCO Board of Directors member.
Jul 05, 2017
For the theme that will guide his presidential term, Dr. Johnson selected “Delivering Discoveries: Expanding the Reach of Precision Medicine,” which highlights the importance of making precision medicine accessible to every patient with cancer.
Jun 03, 2017
Watch an exclusive video of Dr. Daniel F. Hayes delivering his Presidential Address at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. Read the complete transcript of his address below the video.
ASCO President Dr. Daniel F. Hayes Describes Annual Meeting Theme: “Making a Difference in Cancer Care WITH YOU” [video]
May 18, 2017
In the following video and transcript, Dr. Hayes shares insights on the theme he selected for his presidential term and the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting.
May 08, 2017
Dr. Marsland is a medical oncologist at 21st Century Oncology, ASCO State Affiliate Council member, Conquer Cancer Foundation Finance Committee member, and Conquer Cancer Foundation Board of Directors member.
May 03, 2017
Member feedback on ASCO meetings is critical for ASCO to meet the needs of a broad membership, a rapidly changing practice environment, and the urgency associated with translating new scientific discoveries into patient care.
May 03, 2017
By Kara Nyberg, PhD The 2017 Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium concludes another year of enlightening discourse, instructive education, and fruitful interaction among the 3,500 attendees—a number that signifies “an outstanding reflection of the quality of this meeting,” according to William M. Grady MD, of the Fred...
Apr 25, 2017
Whether it is the type of scientific research discussed during sessions, the way you access attendee resources online, or the amenities you experience while walking around McCormick Place, the Annual Meeting is designed with the attendee in mind.
Mar 03, 2017
There has never been a better time to be a cancer care provider; however, a number of factors that directly influence our daily work are leading to discontent with the job and pose a threat to our overall well-being and ability to provide high-quality patient care.