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May 17, 2018

Most oncologists think of precision medicine in terms of targeting treatment to attack molecular changes in tumor cells.

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May 17, 2018

Opioid Prescription Trends Among Patients With Cancer Referred to Outpatient Palliative Care Over a 6-Year Period.

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May 13, 2018

Engaging in difficult conversations is central to the work of an oncologist, but it is a process that many still struggle with, in part due to a gap in training. The ultimate goal of communication skills training is to improve patient outcomes.

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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 17, 2018

Assessment of Treatment Patterns for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma in Brazil.

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May 17, 2018

Identifying a Clinically Applicable Mutational Burden Threshold as a Potential Biomarker of Response to Immune Checkpoint Therapy in Solid Tumors.

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May 13, 2018

The treatment paradigm of breast cancer has celebrated the successes of targeted therapy for decades. Currently, the hormone receptor and HER2 statuses of a breast tumor continue to drive the selection of therapy for patients with early-stage breast cancer and metastatic breast cancer (mBC).

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May 17, 2018

Pilot Study of an Internet-based Self-Management Program for Symptom Control in Patients With Early Stage Breast Cancer.

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May 17, 2018

On June 1, ASCO Annual Meeting attendees will have the opportunity to participate in four workshops, each including interactive, didactic teaching along with hands-on experiences.

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May 17, 2018

The latest edition of ASCO-SEP®, ASCO’s self-evaluation program in oncology, is available for purchase from ASCO University®.

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May 16, 2018

Increasing evidence shows that self-assessment is an important approach for meaningful learning.

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May 14, 2018

Cancer care for patients is a universal right; however, patient care is continually challenged by changing government policies, socioeconomic gaps, and the inability to enact facilitated collaboration between medical professionals.

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May 16, 2018

ASCO’s recent release of resource-stratified guidelines for the prevention and treatment of invasive cervical cancer has provided valuable guidance to low- and middle- income countries (LMICs), where approximately 85% of cervical cancer cases occur.

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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 16, 2018

As one of the world’s largest archipelago nations—comprising more than 7,100 individual islands—the Philippines is disparate by nature.

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May 16, 2018

ASCO recently released a new Clinical Practice Guideline on the management of malignant pleural mesothelioma.

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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 16, 2018

Integrating palliative care into overall oncology care is critical, and ASCO has published a new resource-stratified guideline to address this issue worldwide.

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May 16, 2018

After two recent clinical trials provided long-awaited new information on the role of lymph node management in patients with melanoma, a panel was formed to update the 2012 ASCO-Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) guidelines for sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy.

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May 15, 2018

Mortality-extending strategies in the management of head and neck neoplasms are critically important—but preservation of the larynx is also highly desirable, as maintaining a functioning voice and swallowing conduit is vital to a patient’s quality of life.

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