2019 ASCO ® Annual Meeting; #ASCO19
June 2, 2019
Monika Sharda, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2019: Treatment Advances for Metastatic Prostate Cancer and Pancreatic Cancer, Multiple Myeloma Survival Factors, and Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Cancer Care


The ASCO Annual Meeting is where many new cancer research findings are announced. Today’s key research highlights include an effective medication for metastatic prostate cancer, targeted therapy that slows the growth of metastatic pancreatic cancer, how socioeconomic factors may affect survival for multiple myeloma, and how the ACA resulted in earlier treatment and improved equality in care.

December 18, 2018
Eduardo Miranda, MD, FACP

ASCO in the Community: Understanding the Cancer Experience in a Texas-Mexico Border Town


Laredo, Texas, was ASCO President Dr. Bertagnolli’s latest stop in her ASCO in the Community tour. These visits are focused on understanding and addressing the barriers that prevent people from receiving quality cancer care. Local medical oncologist Dr. Eduardo Miranda shares what patients, caregivers, and health care providers in his community had to say.

October 30, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO Staff

2018 National Cancer Opinion Survey: What Americans Think About Cancer Care

Greg Guthrie

ASCO has released the results of its second National Cancer Opinion Survey. Learn how Americans view alternative treatments, which Americans worry most about paying for and getting cancer care, and whether Americans feel people with cancer should have access to opioids.

2018 ASCO Annual Meeting; #ASCO18
June 1, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2018: Geriatric Assessment Improves Communication, Racial and Gender Differences in Cancer Treatment, and a Comparison of Cancer Treatment Costs


Oncology professionals from around the globe are at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting. Today’s key research highlights include the effects of geriatric assessment on patient-doctor communication, treatments for advanced prostate cancer that may work better in black men, the possibility that women are undertreated for head and neck cancer, and a comparison of treatment costs for colorectal cancer between the U.S. and Canada.



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