Features

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

Aug 27, 2014
If asked, most people would know that tobacco and smoking are associated with a higher risk for cancer. The same may not be true for obesity and cancer.
Aug 26, 2014
What keeps Journal of Clinical Oncology Editor-in-Chief Stephen A.Cannistra, MD, FASCO, awake at night? Galaxies, nebulae, and supernova remnants, typically.
Aug 26, 2014
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, began her term as ASCO President-Elect at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, and she will serve as ASCO President in 2015-2016.
Aug 25, 2014
For an up-to-date look at cancer care in China, ASCO Connection spoke with Yi-Long Wu, MD, FACS, the Vice-President of the Guangdong General Hospital and Director of the Guangdong Lung Cancer Institute.
Jun 23, 2014
ASCO is actively engaged in efforts to reduce disparities in cancer care and outcomes as part of its overall goal to advance access to and delivery of high-quality cancer care.
Jun 20, 2014
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented more than $4.5 million in grants and awards to more than 200 promising oncology researchers at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Jun 20, 2014
Peg Ford spent most of her adult life on the sidelines of conventional medicine. But in 2007, Ms. Ford was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and found herself immersed in the system she had once avoided, running between the offices of gynecologic oncologists, radiologists, and surgeons.
Jun 19, 2014
ASCO launched its Leadership Development Program in 2009 withthe goal of providing formal leadership training for those interested in improving their skills and serving in increasingly challenging roles within ASCO and in other organizations.
Jun 19, 2014
ASCO may be known as the American Society of Clinical Oncology, but its reach extends far beyond U.S. borders. ASCO welcomed its first international members in 1965—just one year after the Society was founded.
Apr 22, 2014
ASCO is committed to balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities through appropriate disclosure and management of financial interests.

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