Features

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

May 21, 2010
Inga Tolin Lennes, MD, discusses her involvement in ASCO, which started when she began her fellowship. At her fellowship orientation, the new fellows were encouraged to join the Society.
May 21, 2010
April 2010 Issue: More than 28,000 oncology professionals developing some of the most compelling and comprehensive research strategies anywhere call ASCO “home.” A multidisciplinary approach to cancer care is crucial to advancing the field, and the broad constituency of the Society provides a forum for all oncology specialties...
May 21, 2010
The Young Investigator Awards and Career Development Awards offered as part of the Conquer Cancer Foundation Grants Program are awarded to fellows and junior faculty at a time when an academic career is most fragile.
May 18, 2010
April 2010 Issue:  On June 4-8, 2010, oncologists from around the world will gather at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, to review the latest scientific data, examine new technologies, and connect or reconnect with likeminded colleagues. Attendees may find that the 2010 ASCO Annual Meeting is the most forward-looking to date. ...
May 18, 2010
January 2010 Issue:  Funding research. Raising awareness. Bringing hope. These activities are the cornerstone of The ASCO Cancer Foundation®. The Foundation harnesses the knowledge of ASCO’s more than 28,000 oncologists and health care providers to improve the treatment and survival of people living with cancer. The funding of...
May 18, 2010
January 2010 Issue: ASCO was presented with a unique opportunity to reach the public with vital information from Cancer.Net, the Society’s patient website, through two widely publicized events in November 2009: Skate America and Kaleidoscope. The events featured figure skating legends and an international music sensation that...
May 18, 2010
January 2010 Issue:  In September 2009, ASCO President Douglas W. Blayney, MD, delivered the Society’s annual report to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB) about priorities and activities related to cancer research and quality care.

May 18, 2010
January 2010 Issue: Providing the best cancer care requires a passionate team of qualified providers. ASCO recognizes the important role that practice management professionals and other health care specialists play in delivering quality care to patients with cancer. As such, the Society offers a wide range of products and benefits to its...

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