The embargo on all abstracts part of the 2019 Quality Care Symposium lifted at 5:00 PM ET on September 3, 2019.
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ASCO's Media Headquarters is where you can apply for media credentials,* register to attend an upcoming meeting, and access embargoed meeting information. For questions about how to navigate the site, please contact ASCO Media Registration.
*If you attended the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting or covered the meeting remotely, you have already been credentialed by ASCO and will have access to the embargoed meeting information. You only have to register if you want to attend the Quality Care Symposium.
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Embargoed meeting information will be made available to credentialed media through ASCO's Media Headquarters. Once your media credentials are approved, you will receive email notifications when embargoed information has been posted.
2019 News Planning Team
Merry-Jennifer Markham, MD, FACP
University of Florida
Neeraj Agarwal, MD
Huntsman Cancer Institute - University of Utah Health Care
Randall J. Kimple, MD, PhD
University of Wisconsin
Press Releases 2018
- Studies Show Opioid Deaths Less Likely in Cancer Patients, Post-Surgery Opioid Use Can Be Reduced Successfully
In the midst of the national opioid epidemic, two new studies explore opioid use in cancer care. The studies compared opioid deaths among cancer patients to the general population and looked at an initiative to reduced opioid use after oncology surgeries. Authors will present their findings at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) upcoming Quality Care Symposium, taking place September 28–29, in at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge in Phoenix. Read more.
- Three Studies Reveal Cancer Patients Face Serious Financial Hardship, Do Not Discuss Treatment Costs With Physicians
New studies released today reveal the financial difficulties that people living with cancer currently face. The research looks at financial distress, also known as “financial toxicity,” among patients with metastatic breast cancer and older patients, as well as conversations about cost of care that women with breast cancer are having with their physicians. Authors will present their findings at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) upcoming Quality Care Symposium, taking place September 28–29, in at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge in Phoenix. Read more.
- 2018 Symposium Highlights Notable Research Advances in Quality of Care
Eight noteworthy studies exploring key research related to improving cancer care quality will be presented at the 2018 Quality Care Symposium, taking place September 28-29, at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge in Phoenix, Arizona. These abstracts examine different approaches to improving the quality of treatment and care for patients with a variety of cancers. Read more.