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May 14, 2018

Rare genitourinary neoplasms encompass diseases of the kidney, bladder, prostate, and penile tract that are of uncommon histology. These entities often pose a major diagnostic and treatment dilemma to the treating physician.

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May 14, 2018

The routine collection of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) is becoming more common in oncology practice.

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May 14, 2018

Evidence from multiple positive trials, support from literature reviews and editorials, and the endorsements of professional societies and funding agencies all promote the use of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) in clinical cancer care.

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May 14, 2018

Immune checkpoints are inhibitory receptors expressed by immune cells that suppress T-cell and other immune cell activation in order to maintain peripheral tolerance and prevent autoimmunity.

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May 14, 2018

The therapeutic landscape of advanced non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has seen a rapid shift in the last 2 years with the introduction of immunotherapy into treatment algorithms.

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May 14, 2018

Cancer is predominantly a disease of older adults, with the majority of new cancer diagnoses occurring in adults over age 65 and the cancer incidence rate peaking around the eighth decade of life.

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May 14, 2018

Approximately 50% of high-grade serous ovarian cancers harbor genetic or epigenetic alterations in gene members of the homologous recombination repair (HRR) pathway.

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May 14, 2018

Although the diagnosis and treatment for malignancy can be an overwhelming experience for all patients and their caregivers, patients with disabilities in particular present unique challenges.

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May 14, 2018

Cannabis use in Western medicine was initially popularized by Irish physician William B. O’Shaughnessy in 1840. It was included in the U.S. Pharmacopeia shortly afterward and was often prescribed for rheumatism, cholera, tetanus, rabies, and labor pain.

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May 11, 2018

Enrique Soto, MD, of the Salvador Zubiran National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition, in Mexico City, grew up to the sound of seismic alarms. Mexico City is located on a fault line, and Dr. Soto was no stranger to feeling the earth shake beneath his feet.

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May 11, 2018

Shilpa Gupta, MD, answers a question posed by an attendee during a Best of ASCO® Meeting.

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May 11, 2018

Megan Kruse, MD, and Jame Abraham, MD, FACP, answer a question posed by an attendee during a Best of ASCO® Meeting.

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May 11, 2018

Sayeh Lavasani, MD, MSc, FRCPC, answers a question posed by an attendee during a Best of ASCO® Meeting.

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May 11, 2018

Murali Janakiram, MBBS, MD, an assistant professor with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, answers a question posed by an attendee during a Best of ASCO® Meeting.

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May 11, 2018

Lori J. Pierce, MD, FASCO, a professor of radiation oncology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine and the University’s Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs, is this year’s recipient of the Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award.

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April 26, 2018

Beyond its practice-changing science and networking opportunities, it’s hard to deny that a big draw of attending the ASCO Annual Meeting is the chance to travel to Chicago, one of the country’s most historically significant and culturally rich cities.

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April 26, 2018

In 2014, Chicago began development of McCormick Square, the area directly adjacent to McCormick Place—America’s largest convention center and host of the ASCO Annual Meeting—and attendees this year will see big changes to the neighborhood as a result.

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April 26, 2018

The ASCO Annual Meeting brings together more than 32,000 oncology professionals from around the world to discuss state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in the field. Read on for resources and tips that will help simplify your experience.

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April 26, 2018

Oncologists of every level will find networking and learning opportunities of interest at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting, and medical students, residents, and trainee attendees are no exception.

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April 26, 2018

The ASCO Annual Meeting offers a host of opportunities for attendees to connect with employers.

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