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Clinical Cancer Advances 2018

ASCO's 13th Annual Report on Progress Against CancerClinical Cancer Advances 2018

Cancer is one of the world’s most pressing health care challenges, with more than 14 million people receiving a cancer diagnosis each year. Thanks to investment and progress in cancer research, people today are living longer with this disease than ever before. Clinical Cancer Advances 2018 highlights the most impactful research advances and policy developments of the past year and previews where cancer science is headed. The report was developed under the direction a 20-person editorial board of experts in different oncology subspecialties, as well as cancer prevention, quality of care, health disparities, and tumor biology.

Clinical Cancer Advances 2018 was supported, in part, by funds from Conquer Cancer’s Mission Endowment.

This report is also published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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"Precision medicine has begun to transform the lives of many patients with cancer, but its application in clinical practice is enormously complex. ASCO hopes to contribute to and advance the field by providing oncologists with the training, tools, and data they need."
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO Chief Medical Officer