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The ASCO in Action Podcast provides analysis and commentary on cancer policy and practice issues. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Clifford Hudis, CEO of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. ASCO in Action, the society’s internal wire-service, provides the latest news and analysis related to cancer policy. These updates provide snapshots of ASCO’s ongoing advocacy efforts, as well as opportunities for ASCO members and guests to take action on critical issues affecting the cancer community. Music provided by gmz, via ccmixter.org.

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The ASCO in Action Podcast provides analysis and commentary on cancer policy and practice issues. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Clifford Hudis, CEO of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. ASCO in Action, the society’s internal wire-service, provides the latest news and analysis related to cancer policy. These updates provide snapshots of ASCO’s ongoing advocacy efforts, as well as opportunities for ASCO members and guests to take action on critical issues affecting the cancer community. Music provided by gmz, via ccmixter.org.

    Get to Know Dr. Lori J. Pierce and Her Plans to Improve Equity in Cancer Care During Her ASCO Presidential Year

    Get to Know Dr. Lori J. Pierce and Her Plans to Improve Equity in Cancer Care During Her ASCO Presidential Year

    ASCO President Lori J. Pierce, MD, FASTRO, FASCO, joins ASCO CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis in the latest ASCO in Action podcast to discuss how her childhood inspired her to become an oncologist and how the theme of her presidential year, “Equity: Every Patient. Every Day. Everywhere.” is more important than ever as the country responds to a healthcare pandemic that is disproportionately impacting people of color.

    • 22 min
    ASCO Special Report: Resuming Cancer Care Delivery During COVID-19 Pandemic

    ASCO Special Report: Resuming Cancer Care Delivery During COVID-19 Pandemic

    In the latest ASCO in Action Podcast, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis is joined by Dr. Piyush Srivastava, the past chair of ASCO’s Clinical Practice Committee, to discuss the recently released ASCO Special Report: A Guide to Cancer Care Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic, which provides guidance to oncology practices on returning to more routine care, while protecting the health and safety of patients and staff.

    • 24 min
    Listen Now: Ethical Considerations on Allocating Scarce Resources During a Pandemic

    Listen Now: Ethical Considerations on Allocating Scarce Resources During a Pandemic

    In the latest ASCO in Action Podcast, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis is joined by Dr. Jonathan Marron, incoming Chair of ASCO’s Ethics Committee and a lead author of Ethics and Resource Scarcity: ASCO Recommendations for the Oncology Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic, where they discuss why ASCO developed this guidance, and what patients, families, and the entire medical community need to know about this issue.

    • 23 min
    Drug Repository Programs Address High Costs, Access and Waste Issues for Patients with Cancer

    Drug Repository Programs Address High Costs, Access and Waste Issues for Patients with Cancer

    American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis is joined by Dr. Ray Page, Past Chair of ASCO’s Clinical Practice Committee, to discuss the important role drug repository programs can play in helping patients afford their treatment and reduce the financial toll on the cancer care delivery system, provided the drugs are maintained within a closed system.

    • 21 min
    Listen Now: New Registry Helps Cancer Community Learn About COVID-19’s Impacts on Cancer Care

    Listen Now: New Registry Helps Cancer Community Learn About COVID-19’s Impacts on Cancer Care

    In the latest ASCO in Action Podcast, ASCO CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis provides an update on a new initiative, the ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry (ASCO Registry), which aims to help the cancer community learn more about the pattern of symptoms and severity of COVID-19 among patients with cancer, as well as how the virus is impacting the delivery of cancer care and patient outcomes.

    • 8 min
    The Science Behind the Science Fiction: CAR T-Cell Therapy

    The Science Behind the Science Fiction: CAR T-Cell Therapy

    In the latest ASCO in Action Podcast, ASCO CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis is joined by Dr. Jason Westin, member of the Government Relations Committee of the Association of Clinical Oncology, to discuss CAR T-cell therapy, a groundbreaking and lifesaving cancer treatment that comes with significant side effects, a jaw-dropping price tag, and limited locations where treatment is currently available.

    • 24 min

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racooncologist ,

Should be 5 stars but volume issues!

Would give 5 stars but the ASCO podcasts are much quieter than other podcasts for some reason. Please fix this so we can listen to your great content!

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