Features

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

Apr 22, 2014
Every year, oncology professionals, patients, patient advocates, industry representatives, and major media outlets worldwide await the science presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting.
Feb 26, 2014
During last two decades, there were many problems in Armenia: a devastating earthquake, wars, closed borders, a crashed economy, to name some of the major issues. Of course, these all affected the health care system as well.
Feb 25, 2014
The evolution of oncology practice over the last 50 years has been remarkable. It is hard to imagine, but medical oncology was not a subspecialty recognized by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) when ASCO was established in 1964.
Feb 25, 2014
The 2014 Symposium, which focused on "Integrating Biology Into Patient-Centered Care," saw a record attendance of more than 3,100 surgical, medical, and radiation specialists, 53% of whom travelled from outside the United States.
Feb 25, 2014
This year marked the 11th anniversary of the annual Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium, which had a record attendance of 3,400 clinicians and researchers from across the oncology field.
Feb 25, 2014
As ASCO celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding and its Annual Meeting, oncology professionals from around the world will gather to learn about, debate, and discuss exciting and practice changing advances in oncology.
Feb 24, 2014
In celebration of the Society's 50th anniversary, ASCO Daily News, the official news source of the ASCO Annual Meeting, will be producing a special supplement highlighting elements of this milestone, as well as profiling oncology luminaries as identified by ASCO leadership.
Dec 19, 2013
While the 50th anniversary provides a great backdrop to reflect on the many member-led accomplishments of the organization, ASCO has never been one to rest on its laurels. Under the direction of its member volunteers, the Society is always looking ahead with the goal of continually improving care and outcomes for patients. 
Dec 19, 2013
It’s been a little more than a decade since the Institute of Medicine landmark report Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care found overwhelming evidence of racial disparities in the U.S. health care system.
Dec 19, 2013
As the Society celebrates its 50th anniversary, numerous milestones demonstrate organization’s longtime commitment to the global exchange of knowledge, building bridges to improve the care of patients with cancer worldwide, and reducing disparities in patient outcomes.

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