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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 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...

AACR Welcomes New Leadership

The members of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) have elected five members to serve on the AACR Board of Directors for the 2018–2021 term and four members to serve on the Nominating Committee for the 2018–2020 term. These new directors and committee members began their terms at...

breast cancer

Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: An Update

Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, offers expert perspectives on the role of PARP inhibitors in treating triple-negative breast cancer.

breast cancer
genomics/genetics

Provision of Genetic Services to Women With Breast Cancer: We Must Do Much Better

Genetic testing for inherited cancer susceptibility is increasingly part of the care of cancer patients and their relatives. Early clinical guidelines recommended BRCA1/2 testing for women diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer if they also have a significant family cancer history or Ashkenazi...

Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, Receives AACR Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award

Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, Director of the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, has been honored by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) for outstanding achievement in clinical cancer research. Dr. Garber, a medical oncologist and clinical cancer...

health-care policy

Research Funding Key to Continued Progress in Cancer Care

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) President and ASCO member Judy Garber, MD, MPH, recently spoke with The ASCO Post about the findings of AACR’s landmark Cancer Progress Report,1 In addition, she offered her perspective on the current and future state of cancer research. Project...

AACR Inducts Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, DSc (hon) as President; Elects Charles L. Sawyers, MD, as President-elect, 2012-2013

Leadership of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) inducted Frank McCormick, PhD, FRS, DSc (hon), as President of the society during the AACR Annual Meeting held earlier this month Dr. McCormick is the Director of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Helen Diller Family ...

survivorship

Risk Stratification and Targeted Therapy, Abetted by Collaboration, Improve Outcomes for Children with Cancer

Outcomes for children with cancer have “improved over the course of the years incrementally, mostly not from the development of new drugs, because virtually all the drugs that we use now in leukemia were available in the 1970s. It is really through better understanding of the heterogeneity of the...

issues in oncology

Can Whole-genome Sequencing Predict Cancer Risk and Improve Public Health?

If, as expected, the cost of whole-genome sequencing continues to drop, perhaps down to the $1,000 vicinity, it may become an alluring option for consumers who want to know about their risks for cancer and other diseases. But can genome sequencing really provide practical information about...

Six Presidential Appointees Named to National Cancer Advisory Board

President Barack Obama recently announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to the National Cancer Advisory Board: David Christiani, MD; Judy E. Garber, MD; Liz Jaffee, MD; Beth Karlan, MD; Mack Roach III, MD; and Charles Sawyers, MD. David Christiani, MS, MD, MPH, is the Elkan Blout ...

American Association for Cancer Research Inaugurates the First Class of Fellows of the AACR Academy

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) inaugurated the first class of Fellows of the AACR Academy at the association’s annual meeting held this month in Washington, DC. The AACR Academy has been created to recognize and honor distinguished scientists whose major scientific...

issues in oncology

ASCO's Pre-Annual Meeting Seminar Series to Offer a New, Fourth Focus: Genetics and Genomics

ASCO’s pre–Annual Meeting seminar series continues this year, offering intimate, discussion-based seminars just before the start of the Annual Meeting in late May. The seminars are an excellent educational opportunity for health providers who are attending the Annual Meeting but would like to drill ...

Institute of Medicine Elects New Members, Foreign Associates

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently announced the names of 70 new members and 10 foreign associates during its 43rd Annual Meeting.  “It is an honor to welcome our highly distinguished colleagues to the Institute of Medicine,” said IOM President Harvey V. Fineberg.  “These individuals have...

National Institutes of Health Names New Council Members

The National Institutes of Health has announced the appointment of nine individuals to the NIH Council of Councils. The Council was established to advise the NIH Director on policies and activities of the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (­DPCPSI), including...

breast cancer

PALB2 Study: Researchers and Patients Must 'Pal' for Progress

The recent publication by Antoniou et al on risk of breast cancer in PALB2 carriers,1 reviewed in this issue of The ASCO Post (page 47), is a contribution to the interesting history of the PALB2 gene, and an important milestone in the expansion of hereditary cancer susceptibility testing in the...

breast cancer
survivorship

‘Share the Journey’ Mobile App Aims to Understand the Different Experiences of Breast Cancer Survivors

In March 2015, Sage Bionetworks and Apple released “Share the Journey: Mind, Body, and Wellness After Breast Cancer,” a patient-centered iPhone app that tracks five common consequences of breast cancer treatment, including fatigue, cognitive function, sleep disturbances, mood changes, and a...

breast cancer

Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, on Clinical Applications of Hereditary Multigene Panels

Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, gives her expert perspective on this vital and timely topic.

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