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leukemia

AML Pioneer and Giant, Clara D. Bloomfield, MD, FASCO, Dies at 77

Physicians and scientists interested in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) have lost one of the community’s shining lights with the death of Clara D. Bloomfield, MD, FASCO, on March 1, 2020, at age 77 years. Dr. Bloomfield is well known for her more than 50 years of groundbreaking research in blood...

The Anesthesia Era: 1845–1875

The text and photograph here are excerpted from a four-volume series of books titled Oncology: Tumors & Treatment, A Photographic History, The Anesthesia Era: 1845–1875 by Stanley B. Burns, MD, FACS, and Elizabeth A. Burns. The photograph appears courtesy of Dr. Burns and The Burns Archive. To...

David I. Sternberg, MD, Joins Karmanos Cancer Institute

The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute has announced that thoracic surgeon David I. Sternberg, MD, has joined its medical team. Board-certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery, and specialized in minimally invasive chest surgery, Dr. Sternberg will serve on Karmanos’ Thoracic Oncology...

ASCO Honors Leaders in Cancer Care With 2019 Special Awards

ASCO and ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation are proud to recognize the winners of ASCO’s Special Awards and Conquer Cancer’s Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Awards and Tribute Award. The recipients of these awards have worked to transform cancer care around the world. Don’t miss the opportunity...

2019 Fellows of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO) Recognized During Annual Meeting in Chicago

The Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO) distinction recognizes ASCO members for their extraordinary volunteer service, dedication, and commitment to ASCO. The recipients of the FASCO designation were recognized during the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, May 31–June 4, 2019, at...

ASCO Honors Leaders in Cancer Care With 2019 Special Awards

ASCO and ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation are proud to recognize the winners of ASCO’s Special Awards and Conquer Cancer’s Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Awards and Tribute Award. The recipients of these awards have worked to transform cancer care around the world. Don’t miss the opportunity...

ASCO Honors Leaders in Cancer Care With 2019 Special Awards

ASCO and ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation proudly recognize the winners of ASCO’s Special Awards, the Society's highest honors, and Conquer Cancer's Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Awards. The recipients of these awards have worked to transform cancer care around the world. ASCO...

J. Evan Sadler, MD, PhD, Expert in Blood-Clotting Disorders, Dies at 67

Pioneering hematologist J. Evan Sadler, MD, PhD, an expert in the study and treatment of blood-clotting disorders, died December 13, 2018, at his home in Clayton, Missouri, following a brief illness. He was 67. His death was announced in a news item from the Washington University School of...

gynecologic cancers

Welcome Questions About Cervical Cancer Treatment Options

TWO STUDIES reported in The New England Journal of Medicine1,2 showed that patients with early-stage cervical cancer had reduced disease-free and overall survival when treated with minimally invasive radical hysterectomy vs open or radical hysterectomy. The findings of these studies have been...

gynecologic cancers

Comparing Survival Outcomes With Minimally Invasive and Open Surgical Approaches to Early-Stage Cervical Cancer

MINIMALLY INVASIVE radical hysterectomy for women with early-stage cervical cancer has been associated with reduced rates of disease-free and overall survival in the phase III LACC randomized noninferiority trial comparing minimally invasive and open abdominal radical hysterectomy. The results...

David J. Sugarbaker, MD, Pioneer in Thoracic Surgery, Mesothelioma, Dies at 65

DAVID J. SUGARBAKER, MD, was an internationally recognized thoracic surgeon who specialized in the treatment of mesothelioma and complex thoracic cancers. To be recognized as first in a medical finding or procedure is a rare honor; Dr. Sugarbaker received that honor twice, being the first to...

solid tumors
pancreatic cancer

Henry Ford Health System Announces Launch of Pancreatic Cancer Center

The Henry Ford Health System announced the receipt of a $20 million gift (from an individual donor who wishes to remain anonymous) to launch the Henry Ford Pancreatic Cancer Center, which will focus on global collaborations to develop new methods for the early detection of pancreatic cancer. David ...

ASCO Election Candidates

SIXTEEN DISTINGUISHED ASCO members have been selected by the ASCO Nominating Committee as candidates for open leadership positions within the Society, including:  The offices of President-Elect and Treasurer  Four seats on the Society’s Board of Directors  Two seats on the Nominating Committee...

National Academy of Medicine Elects 80 New Members

THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF MEDICINE announced the election of 70 regular members and 10 international members during its annual meeting in October. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated...

lung cancer

Adding Pravastatin to Chemotherapy in Small Cell Lung Cancer

Following early reports associating favorable outcomes in cancer patients with the use of statins,1,2 further observational studies in this area have provided mixed findings.3 As recently reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, and reviewed in this issue of The ASCO Post, Seckl and colleagues ...

lung cancer
colorectal cancer

David H. Henry, MD, on Advances in Lung Cancer, Colorectal Cancer: Expert Perspective

David H. Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Oncology Hematology Associates, outlines abstracts focusing on chemotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer and immune-related toxicity, response to anti–PD-L1 blockade, and epacadostat plus pembrolizumab in lung cancer.

hematologic malignancies

David H. Henry, MD, and Ruben A. Mesa, MD, on Myelofibrosis: Trial Results From a Best of ASCO Abstract

David H. Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Oncology Hematology Associates, and Ruben A. Mesa, MD, of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, discuss phase III study findings on momelotinib vs ruxolitinib in JAK inhibitor–naive patients with myelofibrosis. (Abstract 7000)

Featured Lectures Presented at Society of Surgical Oncology

James Ewing Lecture: Jedd D. Wolchok, MD, PhD, presented the 2017 James Ewing Lecture on “Immunologic Checkpoint Blockade: Exploring Combinations and Mechanisms.” Dr. Wolchok is the Lloyd J. Old and Daniel K. Ludwig Chair in Clinical Investigation, Chief of the Melanoma and Immunotherapeutics...

integrative oncology

Advancing the Global Impact of Integrative Oncology

The 13th International Conference of the Society of Integrative Oncology (SIO) held in Miami, Florida, in November, drew its largest audience yet, with nearly 400 clinicians, researchers, patients, and patient advocates in integrative oncology care from 25 countries in attendance with large...

The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation Gives $1 Million to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network for Immunotherapy Research

The Henry and Marilyn Taub Foundation has presented a gift of $1 million to support the Shirley Sadoff Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Research Acceleration Network 2 Grant. The grant will support a large, multicenter phase II clinical trial studying an immunotherapeutic approach in patients with...

2016 ASCO Annual Meeting Planning Committees

The ASCO Annual Meeting highlights the latest research and treatment advances in oncology, with nearly 30,000 oncology professionals attending each year. ASCO wishes to acknowledge the volunteers on this year’s Cancer Education and Scientific Program Committees and thank them for their time and...

Recipients of the David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award and Lecture

David A. Karnofsky, MD, dedicated himself to the pursuit of scientific excellence and the investigation of more effective therapies for cancer for nearly 30 years, from the time he was a resident at the Collis P. Huntington Memorial Hospital for Cancer Research of Harvard University, until his...

AACR Inducts 2016 Class of Fellows of the AACR Academy

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has announced its 11 newly elected Fellows of the AACR Academy. The AACR Academy serves to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose major scientific contributions have propelled significant innovation and progress against cancer. All...

Community Oncology Alliance Elects New Officers and Board Members for 2016

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for community oncology practices and the patients they serve, announced the election of a new Board of Directors and Executive Committee officers. “2016 is primed to be an important year for community oncology....

issues in oncology

A Conversation with David Henry, MD

Given the intricate nature of oncology workflow, terminology, cancer staging, and the high risk associated with chemotherapy administration, an oncology electronic medical record (EMR) system needs to be much more than a storehouse of patient information. According to David Henry, MD, Clinical...

hematologic malignancies

ASH Announces 2013 Honorific Award Recipients

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) announced the seven scientists who have received 2013 Honorific Awards for their significant contributions to the understanding and treatment of hematologic diseases. The Honorific Awards are the Society’s most prestigious awards. This year’s awards will be...

Recipients of the David A. Karnofsky Memorial Award and Lecture

2014: H.M. (Bob) Pinedo, MD, PhD 2013: Martine J. Piccart, MD, PhD 2012: Kanti R. Rai, MD 2011: Kenneth Anderson, MD 2010: Daniel D. Von Hoff, MD, FACP 2009: Clara D. Bloomfield, MD 2008: V. Craig Jordan, OBE, PhD, DSc 2007: Robert A. Kyle, MD, MACP 2006: Dennis J. Slamon, MD, PhD 2005: Charles L....

Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Provides $100 Million Gift to Support Precision Oncology Work at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has launched an initiative to improve cancer care and research through genomic analysis. The new program will reshape clinical trials and speed the translation of novel molecular discoveries into routine clinical practice. The Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis...

ASCO Celebrates Oncology Luminaries for 50th Anniversary

In the 50 years since the American Society of Clinical Oncology was founded, the treatment of cancer has advanced dramatically, due to the work of researchers making important scientific breakthroughs, physicians responsible for delivering those advances to patients, and countless others who...

Residents Association Recognizes 57 Mentors and Teachers With 2014 Educator of the Year Award

The Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO) has honored 57 educators with the 2014 Educator of the Year Award. The award, presented annually, recognizes outstanding teachers and mentors of radiation oncology residents. Each radiation oncology residency program may nominate one faculty ...

Jim Hu, MD, Joins NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College

Jim Hu, MD, has been appointed Director of the LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and recruited as the Ronald Lynch Chair of Urologic Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College. He assumed his new role on February 1. Dr. Hu is an expert in the use...

issues in oncology

Deciphering the Genetic Variability of Cancer to Advance Precision Oncology Care

In 2014, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York opened the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Molecular Oncology with the sole purpose of expediting the translation of novel molecular discoveries into clinical innovations to turn the goal of precision oncology care into...

2015 ASCO Annual Meeting Planning Committees

The ASCO Annual Meeting highlights the latest research and treatment advances in oncology, with more than 28,000 oncology professionals attending each year. ASCO wishes to acknowledge the volunteers on this year’s Cancer Education and Scientific Program Committees, and thank them for their time and ...

hematologic malignancies

Early Research of David G. Nathan, MD, Ushered in the Field of Pediatric Hematology

When David G. Nathan, MD, was admitted to Harvard University in 1947, he had every intention of becoming an English professor. It was only his lack of writing talent that dissuaded him from a life in the classroom and propelled him into a medical career that has spanned more than 5 decades and has...

ASH Honors Aaron J. Marcus, MD, Posthumously With Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will recognize the late Aaron J. Marcus, MD, of Weill Cornell Medical College and the Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System with the 2015 Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology. Dr. Marcus, who passed away in May 2015,...

breast cancer

Breast Care Services at Henry Ford Health System Gains New Director, Three New Surgeons

Internationally renowned breast cancer surgeon Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH, has joined Henry Ford Health System to lead its metro Detroit breast cancer program and new international breast cancer research center. She begins work in December as the Director of the Breast Cancer Program at Henry Ford....

symptom management

David Henry, MD, on Anticoagulants: Expert Perspective

David Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital, discusses new advances with direct oral anticoagulants, or DOACs.

multiple myeloma

David Henry, MD, on Multiple Myeloma: Expert Perspective

David Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Hospital, discusses the exciting developments in multiple myeloma treatment, including the three new drugs approved for the disease in November 2015.

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