The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
Conquer Cancer, Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research Align to Offer Career Pathway Grants in Symptom Management
Jan 15, 2021
Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, has a new funding partner for a program aimed at recruiting and retaining young physician-scientists committed to research in symptom management.
Mobile Tool Developed by Conquer Cancer-Supported Researcher Helps Patients in Rural South-East Nigeria Achieve Their Goals of Care
Jan 15, 2021
With support from a Conquer Cancer International Innovation Grant (IIG), Dr. Tonia Onyeka developed Enhancing Palliative Care (EPAC), a mobile application for patients living in resource-limited regions to self-report symptoms and remotely connect with their care teams.
Women Who Conquer Cancer: Dr. S. Gail Eckhardt Guides the Next Generation of Women Leaders in Oncology
Jan 14, 2021
Dr. S. Gail Eckhardt acknowledges the importance and impact of mentoring women oncologists in the early years of their career.
Jan 12, 2021
Through 2020, ASCO began to determine how it could allocate the same level of energy and resources towards equity in cancer care as it did towards research, education, and promotion of high-quality care.
CancerLinQ Data Reveals Black, Hispanic Patients With Cancer Face Greater Risk of COVID-19 Infection
Dec 21, 2020
Researchers found that Black patients with cancer were almost 2 times more likely (relative risk 1.69) and Hispanic patients were more than 5 times more likely (relative risk 5.25) to test positive for COVID-19 compared with white patients
Dec 16, 2020
A group of organizations has come together to develop a solution that will reduce variability among the many codes used to denote care received at an oncology practice.
Nov 17, 2020
As chief of the Breast Service in the Department of Surgery and the Anne Burnett Windfohr Chair of Clinical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Monica Morrow does not hesitate to call out the uncomfortable differences men and women face in medicine.
Nov 17, 2020
Cancer care professionals from across the globe logged on to the ASCO20 Virtual Education Program to learn about compelling developments in oncology and to share ideas about how to apply research advances into their practices.
Nov 16, 2020
Dr. Tara O. Henderson shares what led her to a career in pediatric oncology.
Small Goals, Big Victories: Conquer Cancer Researcher Dr. Jyoti Malhotra Improves Care for Patients With Lung Cancer
Nov 13, 2020
Dr. Jyoti Malhotra, a 2015 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award (YIA) recipient, is helping patients with lung cancer mark milestones throughout their treatment.