The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
Jul 20, 2022
2022 International Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) Mentorship Award recipient, Dr. Cynthia Villarreal-Garza, hopes to continue working to address gender disparities that hinder career advancement
650 Days (and Counting) of Following the Science: Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham Keeps COVID-19 Information Current for Patients and Caregivers
Jul 01, 2022
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham and Dr. Julie R. Gralow discuss the early days of the pandemic, the importance of clear communication, and lessons for the oncology community.
2022-2023 ASCO President Dr. Eric P. Winer Makes Partnering With Patients the Cornerstone of His Presidential Term
Jun 13, 2022
"More than anything else, what influences my presidential agenda is the fact that I am first and foremost a clinician. Everything I do is influenced by what I have learned from my patients, including my work as a researcher, mentor, and administrator," Dr. Winer said.
Jun 07, 2022
In an excerpt from The Cancer Letter, members of the oncology community reflect on memorable moments from past ASCO Annual Meetings, including scientific highlights, networking and collaboration, and personal friendships.
Jun 06, 2022
At the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting Opening Session, 2021-2022 president Dr. Everett E. Vokes delivered his presidential address on the theme "Advancing Equitable Cancer Care Through Innovation."
May 25, 2022
To highlight cancer care inequities during the COVID-19 pandemic, ASCO launched a data visualization tool that allows users to explore geographic distribution of systemic and socioeconomic factors that influence cancer care delivery in the United States.
“It’s a Time to Trust People”: ASCO Member Raises Funds for, Delivers Two Ambulances and Supplies to Ukraine
May 19, 2022
"I essentially was traveling 5 hours in the darkness to meet someone on the border in some parking lot," said Dr. Gennady Bratslavsky. "This is a time when you just say, 'I’m taking a risk,' and you have to trust people."
May 12, 2022
Dr. Nina Shah recognizes that women need to make up a greater proportion of the fabric of the scientific establishment at higher levels.
The McKesson Foundation Supports Programs Addressing Inequities in Care and Diversification of the Oncology Workforce
May 11, 2022
The McKesson Foundation is one of the latest supporters of ASCO and Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation’s efforts to address disparities and inequities in care and the lack of diversity in the oncology workforce.
May 06, 2022
In a world in which human rights protections and personal safety for LGBTQ people are highly variable by country, ASCO has chosen to commit to equity for every patient, every day, everywhere.