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2022 ASCO

ASCO 2022 Annual Meeting Conference Coverage – A Focus on Breast Cancer

 

The 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, taking place June 3-7 in Chicago, Illinois, and virtually, offers the latest research in oncology care. This year’s program features more than 200 sessions complementing the meeting’s theme, Advancing Equitable Cancer Care Through Innovation.

Palliative Care Consults Can Be Improved in Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer

A study presented at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting found that just 38% of...

Study Identifies Ways to Increase Representation of Black Patients in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

A study identified 4 actionable steps to increase clinical trial participation among Black patients, noting that all stakeholders have...

Autoimmune Disease May Improve Survival in Late-Stage Breast Cancer

Some research has shown that patients with certain autoimmune diseases have a lower risk of breast cancer, whereas others...

Anxiety and Cortisol May Contribute to Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes

Research has shown that women with breast cancer who live in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods have poorer outcomes. This is...

Exercise Intervention Improves Body Fat in Patients With Breast Cancer, Supports Clinical Measurement Tools

Research has shown that weight gain and obesity can be associated with an increased risk of developing breast cancer,...
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Study Finds Association Between Vitamin D and Circulating Cancer Cells

New research presented at the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting suggests an association between plasma...

Women With Breast Cancer in Congo Lack Adequate Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow-Up

Advances in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment have greatly improved survival in developed, high-income countries. But many low-income areas...

Treatment Patterns and Survival of Younger Women with Breast Cancer in a Community Setting

Younger patients with breast cancer tend to have a poorer prognosis and higher rates of recurrence. A study presented...

Online Education Improves Oncologists’ Confidence and Competence in Newest Breast Cancer Evidence

Breast cancer that is hormone receptor (HR)-positive tends to be diagnosed early, when it is highly treatable. But the...

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