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The following #ASCO22 health & safety protocols are in place:
✅ Proof of full vax req'd
⛔ Neg. COVID self-test req'd within 48 hrs prior to arrival
👩‍🔬 Regular onsite testing encouraged (& free)
😷 Masks expected indoors (& available onsite)
More info ➡️ https://t.co/zW1Lf1nnuk

Patients w/ brain tumors face barriers to enrollment in #clinicaltrials. Learn more + approaches to minimizing them in this paper by Drs. Eudocia Lee, Ross Camidge & @GautamMehtaMD. 🧠 https://t.co/oBT6Coqxdo #ASCOEdBook #CNStumors #btsm @CancerResrch

The Victoria’s Secret Global Fund for Women’s Cancers 2022 Career Development Awards, in Partnership with Pelotonia & AACR, are 2-year, $206,000 grants to support breast and gynecologic cancer research by female junior faculty scientists. Apply by June 28:

May is #OncologyNursingMonth. The AACR recognizes the vital role that oncology nurses play in improving the lives of patients with cancer. Oncology nurses are invited to join the AACR as Affiliate Members. Learn more:

A virtual AACR forum will discuss how to accelerate the development of brain tumor therapies at 1 pm EDT on Thurs, May 26. Panelists include @Tsarmstrong01, Chetan Bettegowda, Andrew Kaczynski @KFILE, @michelle_monje, and @roelverhaak. Learn more:

Immune Evasion in Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas:
Margaret A. Shipp, Scott J. Rodig, and Justin P. Kline will address this topic in a plenary at the Third AACR International Meeting on Advances in Malignant Lymphoma, June 23-26 in Boston:

Our first CMO @rschilsky will be honored w the Allen S. Lichter Visionary Leader Award at #ASCO22 for decades-long career advancing cancer research & empowering countless clinicians and researchers to improve outcomes for patients. 🎉 #ASCODailyNews

ASCO Honors Dr. Richard Schilsky for Inspiring and Empowering Clinicians to Address Unmet Needs in Cancer Care

Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FSCT, FASCO, professor emeritus at the University of Chicago, has been honored with the 2022 Allen Lichter Visionary Le...


The AACR Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research recognizes outstanding science that has inspired or could inspire new perspectives on the etiology, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of breast cancer. Nominate a colleague by June 30:

Looking at the role of more-intense therapy in prostate cancer, Dana-Farber's Alicia Morgans, MD, MPH (@CaPsurvivorship ) discusses with @medpagetoday going beyond androgen-deprivation therapy for patients with metastatic #prostatecancer.

Alicia Morgans, MD, on Going Beyond ADT for Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) is no longer the standard of care for patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC), outside o...


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