Features

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

Aug 15, 2016
Bruce E. Johnson, MD, FASCO, began his term as ASCO President- Elect in June 2016 and will serve as 2017-2018 President. Dr. Johnson is chief clinical research officer and institute physician at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Jun 29, 2016
Dr. Hurria is a geriatric oncologist at City of Hope, an ASCO member since 2001, a Board of Directors member, and Immediate Past Chair of the Professional Development Committee.
Jun 29, 2016
“We are not just a trade union, serving members, but an organization with a larger goal in mind—to improve the lives of patients with cancer,” Dr. Hayes said.
Jun 27, 2016
“ASCO’s mission is not changing,” Dr. Hudis, ASCO's new CEO, said. “My vision is to expand the reach and the depth of our positive impact on the quality of care that patients receive on a global scale.”
Jun 01, 2016
Watch an exclusive video of Dr. Julie M. Vose delivering her Presidential Address at the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting, and read the complete transcript.
Apr 29, 2016
Over the last 10 years, Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO, has been responsible for helping ASCO seize new opportunities and confront the challenges of an evolving field. We honor his leadership and accomplishments ahead of his retirement as CEO in June 2016.
Apr 28, 2016
Nearly 3,400 health care professionals gathered in San Francisco in January for the 2016 Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers Symposium. Attendees learned about state-of-the-art advances in the prevention and management of GI cancers and participated in interactive multidisciplinary sessions.
Apr 28, 2016
Keep up with the latest information from the Annual Meeting and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #ASCO16. Add your Twitter handle to your badge when registering to make it easy for fellow attendees to connect with you (visit am.asco.org and select “Registration” for...
Apr 26, 2016
Dr. Jane C. Wright was instrumental in establishing ASCO as a new society during a pivotal time. This award pays tribute to her remarkable leadership at ASCO, her many contributions to the field of oncology, and her tenacity in finding a cure for cancer.
Apr 26, 2016
Americans are not dying well. Jeanie M. Youngwerth, MD, and D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, discuss the use of cancer therapy in tandem with palliative care in this article, with an introduction by Daniel W. Bowles, MD.

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