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May 14, 2018

It is an easy place to reach; the problem has always been returning home. From most world capitals, airliners will take you to Athens, Greece, and from there a short flight north will get you to Thesprotia in the region of Epirus.

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May 17, 2018

Oncologists are increasingly recognizing the importance of geriatric assessment in treating older adults with cancer.

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May 14, 2018

By 2030, the number of deaths due to lung cancer is expected to almost double for Latin American women and increase by 50% for Latin American men.

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May 17, 2018

It is well known that maintaining a healthy weight, limiting alcohol consumption, and taking precautions against sun exposure can reduce the risk of developing certain cancers and improve treatment outcomes in patients diagnosed with specific cancers.

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May 13, 2018

National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines were recently updated to allow for a shorter duration of adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with low-risk stage III colon cancer.

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May 17, 2018

ASCO is dedicated to supporting and improving clinical trials in any way that can take advantage of today’s scientific and technological opportunities.

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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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