Whether you're a trainee or seasoned oncology professional, there are always new developments in the field to keep you on your toes. ASCO Connection has interviews and articles by industry professionals that can help you find a new job in the field, apply for funding, and achieve your career goals.
How I Became an Oncologist, Palliative Medicine Physician, and Director of Quality for Cancer Services
Mar 07, 2019
An encounter with a suffering patient was a pivotal moment in Dr. Cardinale Smith's career.
Mar 04, 2019
Dr. Sharon McGee examines four factors that can contribute to a challenging interpersonal clinical encounter: the disease, the patient, the system, and the doctor.
Jan 07, 2019
After working for 15 years as a thoracic oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Lee M. Krug, MD, left his academic position in 2015 and joined Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Oct 23, 2018
Enrique Soto Pérez de Celis, MD, is a researcher in Medical Sciences at the Department of Geriatrics of the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, an academic hospital in Mexico City.
Oct 16, 2018
My experiences inspired my journey to the United States with only one goal in mind—to be an oncologist and improve cancer care in my home country.
Sep 10, 2018
ASCO is committed to empowering its members to reach their career goals by providing career development, mentoring, and leadership opportunities.
ASCO Journals Editorial Fellowship: Equipping Oncologists to Raise the Quality of Published Research on a Global Scale
Sep 10, 2018
The ASCO Journals Editorial Fellowship provides a clear introductory path for early-career oncologists to learn the fine points of the complex editorial process and develop the skills to be future leaders in scientific publishing.
Sep 10, 2018
Other than navigating the nuances of immigration—such as acquiring a Social Security number, getting a bank account, challenges due to the lack of an established credit history, and more—IMGs face unique cultural hurdles as they start residency training.
Jul 18, 2018
Karen M. Winkfield, MD, PhD, has been an associate professor of radiation oncology at Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center, where she also serves as associate director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center and director of the Office of Cancer Health Equity.
May 21, 2018
Dr. Javier L. Munoz is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, caring for patients with lymphoma at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, AZ.