John V. Cox, DO, FASCO, of the Parkland Hospital and Health System/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, has served as the editor in chief of the Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP) since 2008.
During the ASCO Book Club Session on June 2, Damon Tweedy, MD, will speak to attendees about his bestselling memoir, Black Man in a White Coat, which explores the intersection between race and medicine through personal experience and reflection.
The Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award recognizes ASCO members who have transformed the oncology field or significantly advanced the mission of ASCO, ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation, or CancerLinQ LLC through leadership, vision, and inspiration.
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.
Gallbladder cancer (GBC) is rare in Europe, the United States, and Canada. However, in some areas of South America, particularly in the Andean region of Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia, the incidence and mortality rate are high.
The Education Session “Precision Medicine for Primary Central Nervous System Tumors: Are We There Yet?” on June 2* will highlight the novel, clinically actionable mutations that have been identified in gliomas, craniopharyngiomas, and meningiomas.