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For more than half his life, Cain Wilson, now 12, has been conquering Ewing sarcoma, a cancer that most often occurs in and around the bones. His doctor, Conquer Cancer researcher Jaime Libes, MD, shares a letter she wrote to Cain during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

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Cancer.Net, ASCO’s patient information website, continues providing a daily review and timely updates of COVID-19 information in English and Spanish to help patients with cancer during the pandemic. Visit the COVID-19 Information Page for the latest news on COVID-19 vaccines for people with cancer.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 Quality Care Symposium Merit Awards.  

These distinguished awards recognize oncology fellows and trainees who are first authors on top-ranking abstracts selected for presentation at the 2021 ASCO Quality Care Symposium September 24 -25, 2021, in Boston, Mass.   

These 27 oncology professionals are recognized for their respective field and research advancements within the cancer care community:   

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Lionel Aurelien Kankeu Fonkoua, MD, dedicates his research to improving treatment for patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. He honors the life of his late grandmother, who passed due to gastric cancer and is one of his inspirations for conquering cancer.

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The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, are empowering the next generation of oncologists with the ASCO Oncology Summer Internship (OSI).  

OSI is an immersive summer pilot program for rising second-year medical students from populations underrepresented in medicine (URiM). With support from Conquer Cancer donors, the 4-week program launched this summer at select medical schools across the United States to help seed a more diverse oncology workforce. 

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