The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
Accelerating Progress in Cancer Research with Streamlined, Patient-Centric, Equitable Clinical Trials: Lessons From Pragmatica-Lung
Aug 18, 2023
The onset of COVID-19 posed a grave challenge to researchers as ongoing trials were disrupted by social distancing. But the complicated new circumstances initiated a flurry of innovation that is still evolving the process of research, diagnostics, and approving new therapies.
Aug 15, 2023
Dr. Irwin H. Krakoff passed away on August 9, 2023, at the age of 100.
Conquering Cancer One Person at a Time: A Conversation With “Your Stories” Podcast Host Dr. Mark Lewis
Jul 13, 2023
Since discovering that he had multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) during the first week of his fellowship, Dr. Mark A. Lewis has gone on to be an active social media influencer in the cancer care community, bringing perspectives as both a patient and a provider.
Jul 07, 2023
For attendees not able to join us in person in 2023, ASCO Breakthrough offers a robust online experience including livestream sessions, live question-and-answer, audience polling, and more.
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.