A pandemic divided the world, but united people conquering cancer.
Nashville songwriter Tim Easton penned “We Can” in the days following the COVID-19 pandemic. The song and video, starring survivors and researchers from around the world, inspired a Twitter challenge to raise $1 Million to support patients and their care teams.
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, is honored to announce the recipients of its awards supporting researchers with projects spanning many areas in cancer care, including immunotherapy, lung, breast cancer, and palliative care. The awards will be given in conjunction with the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scientific Program.
Alexandria, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation today announced its Top Donors for 2020.
The following individuals and organizations will be recognized during the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program:
Breast Cancer Research Foundation®
Thomas F. Frist, Jr., MD
Alexandria, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2020 Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations (MSR), Resident Travel Awards for Underrepresented Populations (RTA), Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe), and International Development and Education Awards (IDEA).
The COVID-19 impact on cancer care was immediate: treatments interrupted, preventive screenings canceled, and clinical trials delayed.
Also rapid was the response from ASCO to mobilize experts to monitor and study the short and long-term effects of COVID-19 on the cancer community.
By Mark Crafts
Mark Crafts is a technology professional in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s been conquering Stage IV colon cancer for two and a half years.