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National Lymphoma Workshop: March 16, 2024 – Virtual – Archived

Home » National Lymphoma Workshop: March 16, 2024 – Virtual – Archived The Lymphoma Research Foundation’s Lymphoma Workshop provides the latest information about lymphoma, current treatment options and support issues to members of the lymphoma community across the United States. The National Lymphoma Workshop is the premier patient education and networking forum in the region. For...

Supporting Multidisciplinary Cancer Care in Malaysia: My Experience as an ASCO Faculty Volunteer

By Faye Lynette Lim, FRCR, MBBS, MRCP  I had often heard about ASCO members volunteering their time at faculty courses throughout the world but did not really think that it was something I could do because I had no knowledge of the process or the volunteering criteria. So, imagine my surprise when I was invited...

Examining the Controversy Surrounding Alcohol Promotion in Oncology Events: Virtue Signaling or Cancer Advocacy?

By Shaalan Beg, MD, MBA, FASCO, and Noelle K. LoConte, MD, FASCOShould oncology organizations and cancer centers allocate funds to serve and therefore promote the consumption of alcohol, a known carcinogen? According to a recent poll on social media, only approximately one-third of respondents believe they should.1 This topic has sparked numerous discussions, and these...

President’s Update 2024: Embracing Progress, Collaboration, and New Possibilities

By 2023-2024 ASCO President Lynn M. Schuchter, MD, FASCOAs we enter 2024, this is a fitting time to reflect on the midpoint of my term serving as your ASCO president, which has truly been an honor and a privilege. We had a productive 2023, and the first half of this new year promises to...

What to Expect After Submitting Your Fellowship Application: Tips for Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Application From Current Fellows

By Karun Neupane, MD, Fionnuala Crowley, MD, Franco Castillo Tokumori, MD, Kristine Lacuna, MD, Alma Habib, MD, Muhammad Salman Faisal, MD, Andrea Anampa-Guzmán, MD, and Aakash Desai, MD, MPHHemOncFellows Network (@HemOncFellows) organized a Twitter Spaces session on August 4, 2023, to address the common questions that hematology-oncology fellowship applicants have after submitting their fellowship...

Crisis in Clinical Research: Solutions from the AP Perspective

Crisis in Clinical Research: Solutions from the AP Perspective Thursday, August 17, 2023   (0 Comments) Posted by: Jennifer Ginest Just released, the JADPRO Executive Summary of Crisis in Clinical Research: Solutions from the AP Perspective, a panel discussion at the JADPRO Workshop 2023 Meeting. Presented in collaboration with the Advanced Practitioner Society for Hematology...

Manager, Scientific and Professional Education Programs

Job Title:        Manager, Scientific and Professional Education Programs Department:    Professional Programs Status: Contract-to-permanent; this position is contracted for 6 months with possibility of permanent employment after contracted period concludes The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and providing people with lymphoma and healthcare professionals with up-to-date...

Finding My Community: Building a Strong Network to Improve Sarcoma Care and AYA Oncology in the Philippines

By Paula Isabel G. Franco, MDEver since I started my oncology training in the Philippines, the dream was to become a recipient of the International Development and Education Award (IDEA) grant from ASCO and Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. Each year, IDEA enables early-career oncologists, surgeons, and palliative care specialists to attend the ASCO...

Hematology/Oncology Training Must Evolve Now to Meet the Workforce Challenges of the Future: A Fellow’s Perspective

By Matthew Kurian, MDFrom chemotherapy and immunotherapy to targeted treatments, hematology/oncology is exploding with new and exciting developments each day. If one does not enjoy consistently learning, changing, and adapting, then this field will become a difficult one to keep up with. To become a good hematologist and oncologist, one needs to develop the...

Putting Discoveries Into Action

Throughout this issue, you’ll read about the enormous variety of valuable ways to spend your time while you’re attending the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. You can’t miss the Opening Session, where ASCO president Dr. Eric P. Winer will discuss his inspiring theme, and where the impressive list of guest speakers includes NCI...

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