The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
Jan 14, 2022
The 2021 ASCO Quality Care Symposium (QCS) was ASCO’s first hybrid in-person and online meeting; it brought together oncology professionals from around the globe to discuss innovative strategies to improve the quality of care for millions of people living with cancer worldwide.
Jan 14, 2022
The hosts of the “Oncology, Etc.” podcast series share their love of the art of conversation and its healing properties.
Women Who Conquer Cancer: Dr. Beverly Moy Believes That Supporting Women Scientists Can Reduce Inequities in Academic Research Funding
Jan 11, 2022
Dr. Beverly Moy recognizes that creating a robust community of successful female scientists will inspire younger women to pursue careers in scientific research.
Jan 04, 2022
ASCO’s work aims to address all of the important differences that can impact access to cancer care and outcomes, including age, gender, sexual orientation, and geography—both in the United States and internationally.
Dec 17, 2021
Seven new members were also elected to the ASCO Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
Oct 27, 2021
While there has been progress made in treatments for breast cancers overall, advances specific to invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) have not kept pace. The Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance (LBCA) is working to change the conversation.
Oct 15, 2021
The internship program aims to increase diversity in the oncology workforce by introducing medical students from populations underrepresented in medicine to oncology concepts and careers.
Sep 01, 2021
Nearly 20 years since receiving a Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award and Career Development Award, Dr. Yael P. Mossé is launching a new study to unmask how the MYCN culprit causes certain diseases to develop resistance to existing cancer drugs.
Women Who Conquer Cancer: Dr. Jennifer A. Ligibel Believes Mentorship Is a Key Piece to Leveling the Playing Field
Aug 31, 2021
2021 Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) Mentorship Award recipient, Dr. Jennifer A. Ligibel, understands that mentoring is critical in developing the next generation of scientists.
Jul 28, 2021
ASCO’s recent virtual roundtable brought together nationally recognized oncology leaders to examine challenges and solutions to ensuring equitable access to precision medicine for all individuals with cancer.