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She is the speaker among the Your Stories podcast host trio because Brenda Brody - connector, producer, performer, survivor and mom -  has a lot to say. The award-winning marketing executive and dedicated patient advocate answered our questions so you can get to know more about Brenda and her story.
During Black History Month, a new generation of scientists share how research pioneer and celebrated mentor Dr. Olufunmilayo I. Olopade inspires the work they do to help patients everywhere. 

Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center published a study in Nature Medicine showing promising results for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Nine projects led or supported by researchers who previously received early-career funding from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation are featured in Clinical Cancer Advances 2021: ASCO's Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer.

Stephen A. Cannistra, MD, FASCO, was among the first scientists to define the mechanisms by which ovarian cancer cells spread throughout the peritoneal cavity. His work further defined the role of apoptosis in mediating chemotherapy-induced killing of ovarian cancer cells, as well as the possibility of using gene expression arrays to predict chemotherapy responsiveness in this disease. In the clinic, he was one of the first to show that the anti-angiogenic agent bevacizumab was active in patients with recurrent disease, paving the way for using this drug in the first-line setting.

These distinguished awards recognize oncology fellows and trainees who are first authors on top-ranking abstracts selected for presentation at the virtual Genitourinary Cancers Symposium on February 11-13, 2021.

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