The CDC has clarified that its opioid prescribing guideline is not intended to deny clinically-appropriate opioid therapy to patients with pain from conditions such as cancer and sickle cell disease. In a new ASCO in Action Podcast, ASCO CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis stresses that swift action is needed to correct policies that limit opioid access for critical pain management, cautioning that we can’t have one national crisis become two.
Breakthrough is taking place October 11-13, 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. This is an opportunity to share your research and engage with some of the greatest innovators in oncology and technology for a collaboration unlike any other. Submit your abstract through June 18.
On April 12, JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics published its fourth special collection of articles, “Mathematical Oncology,” which showcases the current state of the field and new applications for modeling and simulation, whether it’s adding patient-specific data to a treatment plan; using game theory; or creating cell-based models.
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.