Features

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

Dec 18, 2014
More than 200 abstracts were presented at the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium, covering topics such as the integration of palliative care into treatment and the financial hardships facing people living with cancer.
Dec 18, 2014
The 2014 Quality Care Symposium  featured research on combating disparities, improving end-of-life care, and finding opportunities for cost reduction.
Dec 18, 2014
Dr. Catherine Van Poznak uses the skills she learned in ASCO’s Leadership Development Program to further the Society’s educational efforts through her service on the Professional Development Committee and Continuing Medical Education Subcommittee.
Dec 08, 2014
This Q&A focuses on questions that were posed throughout the Palliative Care Symposium regarding the complexity of systems integration.
Nov 18, 2014
ASCO Connection will publish attendee questions posed during the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium, with responses from faculty.
Nov 03, 2014
As medical, surgical, gynecologic, and other oncologists are increasingly presented with patients with newly diagnosed cancers with a defined mutation, the need to explore the family history for heritable cancers has intensified.
Oct 28, 2014
The ultimate goal of ASCO's cancer survivorship efforts is simple: that no person should ever feel abandoned in their transition from patient with cancer to cancer survivor.
Oct 28, 2014
To mark ASCO’s 50th anniversary, the Society called on the oncology community to select the five most pivotal advances in cancer research and patient care over the past 50 years.
Oct 24, 2014
Although ASCO members readily see the Society achieving its missing through tangible efforts such as meetings, journals, and guidelines, one critical component may fly under the radar: ASCO’s policy and advocacy efforts.
Oct 24, 2014
2014 marked the eighth anniversary of the Breast Cancer Symposium, which focused on “Enhancing Clinical Care Through Collaboration.”

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