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May 30, 2015

The ASCO Diversity Mentoring Program seeks to educate medical students and residents about rewarding careers in oncology by pairing nearly 80 mentees with established oncology professionals since 2014.

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May 30, 2015

Dr. Robert S. Miller spent 23 years in private practice and served as assistant professor of oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins University before joining ASCO.

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May 31, 2015

Burnout can be a consequence of unaddressed cumulative workplace stress that involves feelings of detachment, a lack of achievement in one’s work, and emotional, mental, and physical depletion.

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May 31, 2015

Family caregivers are valuable partners in caring for patients with cancer as they heal after surgery or recover from grueling systemic therapies.

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May 31, 2015

The shortage of oncologists available to administer cancer treatment could place even more pressure on the dwindling number of clinical oncologists with a primary or major focus in cancer prevention.

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May 30, 2015

In 2010, cancer cost the world approximately $1.16 trillion through the direct costs related to the prevention and treatment of the disease and the economic value of lives lost and disability caused.

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May 30, 2015

Women are underrepresented among medical school graduates, academic faculty positions, full professorship positions, and academic leadership positions.

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May 31, 2015

Drugs that are cheaper and similarly effective and toxic are ideally a no-brainer choice when it comes to cancer care costs. Yet if drugs are possibly inferior, models that estimate the price based on cost-effectiveness can help guide the treatment decision.

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May 31, 2015

Advances in cancer medicine and technology was the topic of discussion at this Annual Meeting Education Session regarding information retrieval, social media, and the application of technology to patient-reported outcomes.

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