Features

The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.

Jun 01, 2011
Twelve million people in the United States are a living testament to the compassionate care of their physicians and nurses and the astonishing advances in oncology research—they are cancer survivors. It is the wish of every ASCO member to see this number continue to increase. In order to help oncologists and other medical professionals provide the...
Apr 11, 2011
April 2011: The catastrophic 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, further reiterated to the world that forces of nature can be unpredictable and disastrous.
Mar 28, 2011
April 2011 issue: “Another fellowship? Rich, you really need to stop delaying and start looking for a real job,” my program director responded upon hearing my plan for a third fellowship—and she was right.
Mar 28, 2011
Clinical research in Central and Eastern Europe has a long-standing tradition. In 1988, the Central and Eastern European Oncology Group was established. Within this group, 12 member states with more than 30 research centers cooperated on clinical research.
Mar 28, 2011
Nearly everyone has an occasional “case of the Mondays.” But if you dread going to the office every day, you may be suffering from burnout.
Mar 25, 2011
Before beginning a term as the Society’s President, ASCO’s highest volunteer leader first serves one year in the office of President-Elect. Sandra M. Swain, MD, will take on this role at the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Mar 25, 2011
April 2011: June 3-7, oncology professionals from across the globe will gather at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, to review the latest scientific data, examine new technologies, and connect (or re-connect) with colleagues. Registration, housing, and preliminary session information are available online at...
Mar 07, 2011
March 2011: January 2011 was meant to be remembered as a time in oncology when medical professionals traveled to Cairo, Egypt, to discuss the latest advances in cancer clinical trials, cancer treatment, and patient care.
Jan 06, 2011
With registration open for Stage 1 of the CMS Electronic Health Records Incentive Program, 2011 will be the year for oncologists to evaluate the practice changes they need to make in order to move to EHRs.
Jan 05, 2011
January 2011 issue: The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) 2010 World Cancer Congress, held in China on August 18-21, consisted of a panel of 360 speakers who presented on issues linked to UICC’s World Cancer Declaration.

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