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

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.
Jun 23, 2014
ASCO is actively engaged in efforts to reduce disparities in cancer care and outcomes as part of its overall goal to advance access to and delivery of high-quality cancer care.
Jun 20, 2014
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO presented more than $4.5 million in grants and awards to more than 200 promising oncology researchers at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Jun 20, 2014
Peg Ford spent most of her adult life on the sidelines of conventional medicine. But in 2007, Ms. Ford was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and found herself immersed in the system she had once avoided, running between the offices of gynecologic oncologists, radiologists, and surgeons.