ASCO believes that increasing the size and diversity of the clinical oncology workforce is a crucial step to improving access to high-quality, effective, affordable, and compassionate cancer care for the underserved.
In an Education Session on June 3, “Oncologist Resiliency: Cultivating Wellness Skills to Combat Burnout in Oncology,” three panelists will talk about the signs and symptoms physicians need to recognize in themselves and their colleagues to prevent burnout.
Elizabeth J. Shpall, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Mary K. Gospodarowicz, MD, of the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada, are the 2017 recipients of the Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award.
The RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK cell signaling pathway is a chain of proteins that carries signals from cell surface receptors to the DNA and is activated by a number of growth factors and cytokines through receptor tyrosine kinases.
ASCO has partnered with the College of American Pathologists, the American Society for Clinical Pathology, and the Association for Molecular Pathology, to create a guideline on the clinical utility of colorectal cancer biomarkers.
Wendy Kohlmann, Marjan Champine, and Dr. Sarah Colonna present their thoughts on discussing genetic testing with patients and their families, including obtaining informed consent, explanation of mutations, and recommendations for genetic counseling.
ASCO is planning to launch the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry study to learn from observing the clinical practice of medicine using novel health information technology platforms, such as CancerLinQ™.
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma has two distinct subtypes, activated B-cell and germinal center B-cell. Ongoing research seeks to develop assays to accurately determine DLBCL subtypes and find optimal therapies.
Adoptive transfer of human leukocyte antigen partially matched Epstein Barr virus-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes had limited toxicity and produced sustained responses after allogeneic hematopoietic or organ transplant.