Features

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

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.”
Aug 27, 2014
If asked, most people would know that tobacco and smoking are associated with a higher risk for cancer. The same may not be true for obesity and cancer.
Aug 26, 2014
What keeps Journal of Clinical Oncology Editor-in-Chief Stephen A.Cannistra, MD, FASCO, awake at night? Galaxies, nebulae, and supernova remnants, typically.
Aug 26, 2014
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO, began her term as ASCO President-Elect at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting, and she will serve as ASCO President in 2015-2016.
Aug 25, 2014
For an up-to-date look at cancer care in China, ASCO Connection spoke with Yi-Long Wu, MD, FACS, the Vice-President of the Guangdong General Hospital and Director of the Guangdong Lung Cancer Institute.

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