The Features section includes articles on topics, events, people, and initiatives of interest to the oncology community.
CancerLinQ Data Reveals Black, Hispanic Patients With Cancer Face Greater Risk of COVID-19 Infection
Dec 21, 2020
Researchers found that Black patients with cancer were almost 2 times more likely (relative risk 1.69) and Hispanic patients were more than 5 times more likely (relative risk 5.25) to test positive for COVID-19 compared with white patients
Dec 16, 2020
A group of organizations has come together to develop a solution that will reduce variability among the many codes used to denote care received at an oncology practice.
Nov 17, 2020
As chief of the Breast Service in the Department of Surgery and the Anne Burnett Windfohr Chair of Clinical Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Dr. Monica Morrow does not hesitate to call out the uncomfortable differences men and women face in medicine.
Nov 17, 2020
Cancer care professionals from across the globe logged on to the ASCO20 Virtual Education Program to learn about compelling developments in oncology and to share ideas about how to apply research advances into their practices.
Nov 16, 2020
Dr. Tara O. Henderson shares what led her to a career in pediatric oncology.
Small Goals, Big Victories: Conquer Cancer Researcher Dr. Jyoti Malhotra Improves Care for Patients With Lung Cancer
Nov 13, 2020
Dr. Jyoti Malhotra, a 2015 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award (YIA) recipient, is helping patients with lung cancer mark milestones throughout their treatment.
Nov 13, 2020
Dr. Thomas G. Roberts remains optimistic about the challenges we’ll conquer together in 2021.
Oct 29, 2020
Dr. Lori J. Pierce and Dr. Edith Perez discuss the need for diversity in cancer research and treatment.
Oct 21, 2020
“Knowledge Conquers Cancer” was widely embraced as ASCO’s new tagline—an inspiring and powerful statement that will begin appearing on the organization’s website, social media channels, print publications, and meeting exhibition booths, among other touchpoints with members.
The Art of Oncology: On the Page and in a Podcast, Personal Reflections From Oncologists Are a Fitting Companion Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sep 03, 2020
The Art of Oncology section of the Journal of Clinical Oncology and its pioneering podcast are both resonating as never before as cancer specialists are prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic into deeper reflections about the poignant moments that give life meaning.