Alexander Chin, MD, MBA, and Joanna C. Yang, MD, have been selected for the 2017-2018 ASCO Health Policy Fellowship program. Aimed at early-career oncologists, the fellowship provides the skills necessary to monitor and shape the regulatory and legislative policies that directly affect patients with cancer and the oncology practice environment. The program runs from July 1, 2017, to July 1, 2018.
ASCO University’s Communicating Prognosis eLearning course provides members of the care team with a variety of communication tools to help them navigate through difficult conversations. Review three case studies covering a patient who wants to receive prognostic information, one who does not, and one who is ambivalent.
ASCO has begun releasing pocket card versions of its clinical practice guidelines in print and digital (web and mobile) formats. These quick-reference tools allow health care providers to access ASCO guidelines information in a clear and concise format. Free digital pocket cards and discounted print cards are now available to ASCO members.
This randomized phase III trial compared lenalidomide as maintenance therapy with placebo in elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) who achieved a complete response or partial response to rituximab in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone (R-CHOP) induction.
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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.