The Journal of Oncology Practice has published an ASCO article examining the state of oncology practice in the United States as part of its State of Cancer Care in America article series. The State of Oncology Practice in America, 2018, reports on important trends in oncology practice ownership, practice concerns, and the oncology workforce.
Register to attend this year’s ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting on September 24-25, 2018. Join research colleagues from across the country for this unique opportunity to discuss best practices and solutions to key challenges impacting cancer research sites today.
ASCO’s new “I Live to Conquer Cancer” campaign spotlights federally funded cancer researchers who have devoted their lives to clinical cancer research, as well as the patients who inspire all of us to continue our progress against cancer. Watch compelling videos, read stories about cancer researchers, and tell us why you live to conquer cancer.
ASCO is surveying oncology care providers about how and when they initiate conversations about weight management and help their patients achieve and maintain a healthy weight after a cancer diagnosis. The findings will determine a need for additional focused educational offerings and practice resources. If you are an active oncology care provider, please take the survey, open through July 31.
The big question about proton beam radiotherapy – is it any better than conventional radiotherapy? – is being addressed in seven ongoing randomized clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). However, these trials are all enrolling more slowly than expected and are at risk as a result of poor accrual, according to researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and the NCI.
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 and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care in Research, Genitourinary Cancers Symposium and more.