The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
Dr. Lynn M. Schuchter Makes the Art of Oncology and Cancer Care Central to Her ASCO Presidential Term
Jul 07, 2023
In keeping with her commitment to ensure that all patients with cancer have access to the highest quality cancer care from diagnosis through the end of life, Dr. Schuchter has chosen “The Art and Science of Cancer Care: From Comfort to Cure” as her presidential theme.
ASCO Remembers Former Board of Directors Member and Radiation Oncologist Dr. A. William Blackstock Jr.
Jun 20, 2023
Dr. Blackstock passed away on June 18, 2023. "We mourn the passing of a friend and colleague who combined wisdom and humor to advance science and cancer care for all," said ASCO CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis.
Jun 06, 2023
At the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting, Dr. Eric P. Winer shared five lessons for the physician-patient relationship in a highly personal talk based on his lived experience as a patient and a cancer care provider.
May 16, 2023
Dr. Monica M. Bertagnolli will receive the 2023 Allen Lichter Visionary Leader Award in recognition of her work to improve the understanding of cancer and develop innovations that promote high-quality care.
For Leading the Way and Mentoring Women in Oncology: Dr. María Teresa Bourlon Receives International Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award
Apr 21, 2023
ASCO honors Dr. María Teresa Bourlon with the 2023 Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, International Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award for her dedication to mentoring women training to be cancer clinicians, educators, and researchers.
Apr 21, 2023
Dr. Hagop Kantarjian will receive the 2023 David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award for his contributions to the development of novel therapies for several types of leukemia, and his dedication to improving the lives of patients with cancer.
Apr 20, 2023
Learn why Dr. Don S. Dizon works to advance equity for all patients and why he volunteers his time with Conquer Cancer.
ASCO Journals Editorial Fellowship: Dr. Benjamin Bates Discusses How an Open Mind and a Critical Eye Can Highlight the Most Vital Oncology Research
Apr 18, 2023
"Collaborative teamwork is crucial for an editor’s success," Dr. Benjamin Bates said of his experience as an editorial fellow for JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics.
Dr. Carolyn D. Runowicz Receives the 2023 Hologic, Inc., Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award
Apr 17, 2023
“It’s amazing to be recognized by my peers for this award,” Dr. Carolyn D. Runowicz said. “I’ve been very privileged to mentor people from all stages of medical school and faculty.”
Making Your Career Connection: 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting Will Feature New Space for Professional Development, Connecting With Colleagues
Apr 13, 2023
In response to feedback from attendees and members, the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting will feature a new space designed for those onsite to relax and connect with peers, as well as attend professional development sessions.