advanced cancer

December 6, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: A Doctor and a Pastor Talk About Cancer, Death, Hope, and Faith

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ASCO President Dr. Monica Bertagnolli is going out into local communities to find out what people with cancer and health care providers think and need. The second of these town halls was held in Sudbury, Massachusetts. In this podcast, Dr. Colin Weekes and Pastor Joel Guillemette describe the town hall and what they learned from the conversation about the role of hope and how people cope with fear of mortality.
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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

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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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American Society of Clinical Oncology; Clinical Cancer Advances 2018: ASCO's Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer
January 30, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

CAR T-Cell Immunotherapy: The 2018 Advance of the Year

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The 2018 Clinical Cancer Advances report of the American Society of Clinical Oncology has crowned an adoptive cell immunotherapy as its Advance of the Year. What is this innovative cancer treatment? What are the risks and benefits?

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2017 ASCO Annual Meeting. #ASCO17
June 5, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2017: Advances in Immunotherapy for Multiple Myeloma and Mesothelioma, and Targeted Therapies for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

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Oncology professionals from around the globe are in Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting. Today’s key research highlights include CAR T-cell therapy for multiple myeloma, immune checkpoint inhibitors for mesothelioma, and targeted therapy advances for non-small cell lung cancer and HER2-positive breast cancer.

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