Features

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

Dec 20, 2012
When I was asked to write about “A Day in the Life of an Oncologist in an Academic Setting,” this seemed like a daunting task.
Dec 20, 2012
ASCO’s support of Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO), an international medical education organization, provides an opportunity to strengthen cancer care medical centers in low-resource countries.
Dec 20, 2012
ASCO and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have a rich history of collaborations worldwide, particularly among developing nations.
Dec 19, 2012
As the New Year begins, so do the vows to turn over a new leaf and makehealthier choices: to spend more time at the gym, to eat fewercheeseburgers, to stop smoking. There is no better time for oncologiststo talk with their patients about lifestyle interventions and cancerprevention. ASCO offers tools and resources to help start theconversation.
Dec 18, 2012
ASCO's clinical practice guidelines provide recommendations on challenging clinical scenarios and offer tools for decision-making.
Dec 10, 2012
The newest edition of ASCO-SEP®, has been released this month, featuring all-new self-assessment questions, an Online Question Bank complete with bonus questions, an eBook component, and a flashcard app (ASCO Flashcards).
Oct 30, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has adopted new Medicare reporting requirements that may significantly impact oncology practices that treat patients covered by Medicare. Namely, CMS is shifting from offering incentives to providers for participating in certain reporting programs—the current system—to reducing reimbursements...
Oct 30, 2012
In 2012, the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO (CCF) awarded more than $5 million to clinical investigators at every career level in support of the most exciting oncology research in every disease site.
Oct 29, 2012
As an early-career oncologist and health-services researcher, I found that writing this article helped me define important aspects of my evolving career.
Oct 29, 2012
From partnering with caretakers and family, to the lack of representation of elderly patients in clinical trials, caring for geriatric patients with cancer comes with a unique set of challenges but also exceptional rewards.

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