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‘We can do better’: ASCO report outlines persistent health care disparities, need for funding

‘We can do better’: ASCO report outlines persistent health care disparities, need for funding
March 22, 2017

Over the next 10 years, the number of cancer survivors in the United States is expected to grow from 15.5 million to 20.3 million, according to ASCO’s State of Cancer Care in America: 2017 report released today.

To care for that burgeoning population, ASCO president Daniel F. Hayes, MD, FACP, FASCO, is calling on Congress to increase funding for cancer care and research and reject President Donald J. Trump’s proposed 20% cut in funding to the NIH.

City of Hope names provost for clinical faculty

March 18, 2017
Arti Hurria , MD, has been named provost for clinical faculty at City of Hope. Hurria, a HemOnc Today Editorial Board member, will have primary oversight…

Leading cancer organizations: Trump’s proposed NIH budget cuts will threaten research, patient care

March 17, 2017
Many of the nation’s leading research organizations and cancer centers have voiced their opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s proposed budget, which…

Open-access ‘knowledgebase’ focuses on clinical relevance of cancer gene mutations

March 16, 2017
Cancer researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed an online cancer database designed to streamline the sharing of tumor-related…
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Management of Multiple Myeloma: Using Emerging Therapies with ASCT

This activity is supported by educational grants from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Takeda Oncology.

Multiple myeloma management has undergone profound changes in the past few decades, this is largely due to advances in…
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VIDEO: Effort to systematize approach to medicine has ‘taken on a life of its own’

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Immuno-Oncology Forum: Focus on Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

This activity is supported by educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb; Genentech, Inc.; and Merck & Co., Inc.

Lung cancer accounts for 27% of all cancer deaths in the United States, making it the leading cause of cancer…
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‘We can do better’: ASCO report outlines persistent health care disparities, need for funding

March 22, 2017
Over the next 10 years, the number of cancer survivors in the United States is expected to grow from 15.5 million to 20.3 million, according to…

City of Hope names provost for clinical faculty

March 18, 2017
Arti Hurria , MD, has been named provost for clinical faculty at City of Hope. Hurria, a HemOnc Today Editorial Board member, will…

Leading cancer organizations: Trump’s proposed NIH budget cuts will threaten research, patient care

March 17, 2017
Many of the nation’s leading research organizations and cancer centers have voiced their opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s…

Open-access ‘knowledgebase’ focuses on clinical relevance of cancer gene mutations

March 16, 2017
Cancer researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed an online cancer database designed to streamline the…

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White paper outlines progress, challenges of immunotherapy in community setting

March 15, 2017
The Association of Community Cancer Centers’ Institute for Clinical Immuno-Oncology issued a white paper titled “Immuno-Oncology…

Study reveals ‘greatly concerning’ lack of financial disclosures among oncologists on Twitter

March 14, 2017
The majority of U.S. hematologists–oncologists who use Twitter reported at least one financial conflict of interest made public through the…

X-ray crystallography uncovers anticancer properties of Indian pepper plant

March 13, 2017
Researchers have identified the chemical process behind the anticancer properties of piperlongumine, the compound found in the spicy Indian pepper…

Attention to emotional stress essential during cancer treatment, survivorship

March 10, 2017
Nearly one in five U.S. cancer survivors take medications for anxiety or depression, according to study results published in the Journal of Clinical

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Early palliative care benefits children with cancer

March 9, 2017
Pediatric oncology patients with high degrees of symptom-related suffering appeared more likely than their parents to acknowledge the benefits of…

ASCO president-elect: Precision medicine advances must be broadly available in oncology community

March 8, 2017
Bruce E. Johnson, MD, FASCO, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and institute physician at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, will become…

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