genetics

Conquer Cancer ® The ASCO Foundation; Your Stories: Behind the Breakthroughs; conquer.org/yourstories
July 31, 2019
Patra Wroten, Conquer Cancer staff

"Your Stories" Podcasts: Conquering Cancer as a Family

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The "Your Stories" podcast series from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, provides insight into what it’s like to conquer cancer from different viewpoints. The podcasts featured here touch on how families cope with a cancer diagnosis.

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May 10, 2019
Claire Smith, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: “It Was in the Family”

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Kimberly Pena was 31 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the same age her mother was when she was diagnosed more than 3 decades earlier. She shares her experience with cancer, treatment, and trying to convince her family to be tested for the BRCA genetic mutation.

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December 20, 2018
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FSCT, FASCO

Tumor-Agnostic Treatment for Cancer: An Expert Perspective

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Some recent FDA approvals have made many people aware of tumor-agnostic treatments. But what does that mean and how could it benefit someone with cancer? ASCO Chief Medical Officer Richard L. Schilsky gives insight into this new way of thinking about cancer treatment.

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2018 ASCO Annual Meeting; #ASCO18
June 2, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2018: New Insight Into Lynch Syndrome, Finding and Treating Lung Cancer, a New Targeted Therapy for Breast Cancer, and Evidence that Personalized Medicine Helps

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Oncology professionals from around the globe are at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting. Today’s key research highlights address the connection between microsatellite instability and Lynch syndrome, a blood test that may be used to find early lung cancer, a new targeted therapy for treating advanced breast cancer, an immunotherapy-chemotherapy combination that slows lung cancer growth, and evidence that personalized medicine helps people with cancer live longer.

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2018 ASCO Annual Meeting; #ASCO18
May 16, 2018
Monika Sharda, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2018: A Preview of This Year’s Research

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Read key research highlights that will be presented at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting, including monitoring symptoms with technology, screening and genomic testing for lung cancer, and new treatment regimens for breast cancer and T-cell leukemia and lymphoma.

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From the Editor's Desk
February 22, 2018
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

How Can We Do Better at Preventing Cancer?

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In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about prevention and what we can do to help understand and manage our personal cancer risk.

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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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