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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.


Alexandria, Va. – Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation is pleased to announce Dawn L. Hershman, MD, MS, FASCO is the Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award recipient and  Lillian L. Siu, MD, FRCPC, FASCO, is the International Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award recipient.


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards.


By Howard A. Burris III, MD, FACP, FASCO; Thomas G. Roberts, Jr., MD, FASCO; Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO

Today, a little over a month since causing its first recorded fatality in the United States, COVID-19 is now the leading cause of death in America, as reported by Newsweek.

The Conquer Cancer Council (CCC) is a group of for-profit and non-profit organizations committed to improving cancer care in their communities. In this Q&A series, leaders share how uniting with oncology leaders helps advance efforts to conquer cancer.

All of healthcare is being impacted by Coronavirus. What will this mean for cancer?

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