Features

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

Sep 22, 2010
October 2010 Issue: These tips might help busy oncologists improve digital productivity and reclaim lost time.
Sep 22, 2010
October 2010 Issue: Oncology is a field that embraces cutting-edge technology, celebrating new imaging techniques and innovative personalized treatment regimens that can improve the lives of patients with cancer.
Sep 22, 2010
October 2010 Issue: Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world recognized ASCO members Larry W. Kwak, MD, PhD, and Douglas J. Schwartzentruber, MD, for their contributions to the field of cancer vaccine research.
Sep 20, 2010
September 2010: ASCO Connection recently followed up with 2005 recipient of the ASCO Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award (YIA) supported by the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO)—...
Aug 10, 2010
August 2010: We’ve all seen the news coverage of the war-torn nation of Iraq. You would never know that this country — a historically prosperous, well-civilized country with a rich, ancient heritage — was once making its way to the forefront of oncology care. And although Iraqis are currently facing a vast array of problems — security is...
Jun 28, 2010
July 2010 Issue: The first half of 2010 saw a number of highly publicized, deadly natural disasters. On January 12, the Republic of Haiti experienced a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, with more than 50 aftershocks of 4.5 or greater in the following weeks. The event was catastrophic: the Haitian government estimated that 230,000 people had died...
Jun 28, 2010
The size and pace of this meeting is a small reflection of change in the world around us. As clinical oncologists, we’re all interested in what changes we can make to better treat our patients when we go home next week.
Jun 21, 2010
July 2010 Issue: Clement A. Adebamowo, MD, ScD, of the Institute of Human Virology in Abuja, Nigeria, and the Institute of Human Virology in Baltimore, Maryland, is the first person from a World Bank–defined lower-middle-income country to serve as ASCO’s International Affairs Committee (IAC) Chair. Before Dr. Adebamowo accepted this...
Jun 21, 2010
July 2010 Issue: Before a new ASCO President takes office, he or she serves for one year in the position of President-Elect. Michael P. Link, MD, of Stanford University School of Medicine, stepped into the role of President-Elect at the 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting. In the interview that follows, Dr. Link shares his plans for the year and...
May 21, 2010
April 2010 Issue: Chicago is home to a cursed baseball team, stuffed pizza, the tallest building in the United States, and—for the next 10 years—the ASCO Annual Meeting.

The third-largest city in the U.S., Chicago is known for its excellent casual and fine dining, an array of artistic and cultural presentations, an abundance of...

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