Features

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

Sep 12, 2011
I’ve known for weeks that this piece on time management was due today, and ironically here I am writing it at the last minute.
Jun 22, 2011
Photos from the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Jun 22, 2011
In September 2010, the ASCO Board of Directors approved a clinical trials strategic plan defining the Society’s role in supporting clinical investigators and increasing participation in cancer clinical trials.
Jun 22, 2011
In 1964, the American Society of Clinical Oncology was born from the shared passion and dedication of seven founding members. How far the Society has come: in 2011, ASCO officially became 30,000 oncology professionals strong.
Jun 02, 2011
The ESMO/ASCO Recommendations for a Global Curriculum in Medical Oncology are a set of guidelines, with a global perspective, for the clinical training required for physicians to qualify as medical oncologists.
Jun 01, 2011
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has instituted new limitations on internal medicine intern and resident duty hours, effective July 1, 2011. Among other requirements, the new standards include rules that duty periods of post-graduate...
Jun 01, 2011
Twelve million people in the United States are a living testament to the compassionate care of their physicians and nurses and the astonishing advances in oncology research—they are cancer survivors. It is the wish of every ASCO member to see this number continue to increase. In order to help oncologists and other medical professionals provide the...
Apr 11, 2011
April 2011: The catastrophic 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, further reiterated to the world that forces of nature can be unpredictable and disastrous.
Mar 28, 2011
April 2011 issue: “Another fellowship? Rich, you really need to stop delaying and start looking for a real job,” my program director responded upon hearing my plan for a third fellowship—and she was right.
Mar 28, 2011
Clinical research in Central and Eastern Europe has a long-standing tradition. In 1988, the Central and Eastern European Oncology Group was established. Within this group, 12 member states with more than 30 research centers cooperated on clinical research.

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