Features

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

Jul 19, 2019
Working at the VA has had its challenges, but Dr. Julia L. Close has truly loved the experience and the quality of care delivered to the nation's veterans.
Jul 19, 2019
Dr. Blanchard is chief of hematology and oncology at the Southcoast Centers for Cancer Care and chair of the ASCO State Affiliate Council.
Jul 16, 2019
ASCO’s 2019-2020 president brings his intellectual curiosity, passion for helping people, and civic leadership to serve patients and the broader oncology community.
Jul 16, 2019
Dr. Judith Salmon Kaur is now one of more than 1,400 researchers supported by Conquer Cancer donors.
May 15, 2019
"Policymakers and insurers have introduced measures that aim to reduce inappropriate opioid prescribing [but] we must be careful to not create a new crisis through misguided application of well-intentioned clinical guidelines," write the leaders of ASCO, NCCN, and ASH. 
May 07, 2019
Join us May 31-June 4 in Chicago for the most exciting science, education, and networking.
May 06, 2019
Conquer Cancer grant recipient Dr. Corey Speers and his mentor Dr. Lori J. Pierce talk about the history and the future of their field of practice, radiation oncology.
Apr 24, 2019
The JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics editor in chief shares what led her to cancer care and her advice for future oncologists.
Apr 23, 2019
In a shortfall of oncology workers, already vulnerable patients in disadvantaged groups will suffer most. Dr. Pascal Jean-Pierre proposes strategic capacity building and examines the Florida State University College of Medicine model.
Mar 11, 2019
A diverse oncology workforce that reflects the diversity of the U.S. population will improve attitudes toward the various ethnic and cultural groups, increase intercultural responsiveness, and contribute to better cancer care.

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