Two out of three people now live at least five years after being diagnosed with cancer, but there is still more to be done. Researchers at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting showed how new treatment options can continue to improve and lengthen the lives of people with both rare and common cancers.
This year, President Obama has focused attention on treatments and tools that help doctors tailor medical care for individual patients. Research presented at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting shows how targeted therapies can be used to improve the care of people with a number of different types of blood cancer.
From May 29 to June 2, 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world will meet to discuss the latest in cancer research. Find out how this knowledge will create better ways of caring for people with cancer in the future.
Cynthia Chauhan, a kidney cancer advocate, reflects on her experiences at the 2015 GU Cancers Symposium. For her, learning about the latest research has underscored her hope for life-improving cancer treatments.
How does research into cancer prevention, screening, and diagnosis help people living with cancer? Carolyn Aldigé, President and Founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation, describes the sessions that made the biggest impact on her from the 2015 GI Cancers Symposium.
For patient advocate Carole Seigel, quality care and palliative care are intertwined. In this guest post, she talks about what she took away from the Quality Care Symposium and Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
Breast cancer advocate Jody Schoger shares her experiences of presenting a poster and attending sessions at the 2014 Breast Cancer Symposium.
What would it be like to meet the inventor of the investigational drug that is keeping you alive? Janet Freeman-Daily found out firsthand at the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Prostate cancer patient advocate Alvin Chin describes how his experiences in Chicago satisfied his “sweet tooth” for relevant and important cancer information.
Find out why more than 25,000 oncology professionals are gathering in Chicago May 30-June 3, 2014.