The nomination period for the 2017 ASCO Special Awards, including the new Allen S. Lichter Visionary Award, is open now through September 15. All ASCO members are eligible to nominate individuals who have made significant contributions to ASCO, the practice of clinical oncology, people with cancer, or activities that have an impact on public awareness about cancer.
ASCO's Practice Census is an annual survey that aims to capture and describe changes in oncology over time. The data and insights obtained from the census will be chronicled in The State of Cancer Care in America: 2017 and will help drive ASCO's future policy and advocacy work.
ASCO's goal is for every oncologist to be counted. Prepare for the future begins by gaining clarity about the present.
In Uganda, 77% of women with breast cancer present to clinic at an advanced stage, with 26% presenting with metastatic stage IV cancer. This trend makes it difficult to improve survival rates in the country, even though Uganda offers free cancer care. A team of researchers created a survey for Ugandan women aimed at understanding more about the factors influencing late-stage presentation.
The latest member-authored blog posts on ASCO Connection address promising early results of immunotherapy for prostate cancer, the upcoming ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting, Expert Office Hours at PallOnc16, making time to compassionately deliver bad news to a patient, cancer control in Latin America and the Caribbean, and helping patients manage “scanxiety.”
ASCO, CAP, and AMP have partnered to produce a free monthly Molecular Oncology Tumor Board series. This month’s case focuses on a 57 year old female who presents with odontophagia, dysphagia, left sided otalgia and changes in breathing while sleeping. After treatment with antibiotics fails to improve symptoms, a physical exam reveals a non-tender level II lymph node in her left neck.
Searching for an abstract? Looking for a Virtual Meeting video from a session you missed? Find these resources and more at ASCO’s Meeting Library. Access the archives to watch and listen to expert faculty discuss the latest multidisciplinary research, treatment, and care presented during the world-renowned ASCO Annual Meeting. Find exactly what you’re looking for searching by content type.
ASCO Symposia bring together specialists from around the world to offer educational content and the latest scientific discoveries in the respective fields, while providing ample time for networking and collaboration. Upcoming Symposia include the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium, Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care in Research, Genitourinary Cancers Symposium and more.
The 2016 Annual Meeting brought together over 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world. Join us next year in Chicago at the 2017 Annual Meeting, featuring world-renowned faculty and educational sessions about state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in the field.