Symposium Blog Posts

The Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium blog series aims to promote awareness amongst both attendees, and the wider community on topics ranging from networking events that connect multi-disciplinary care providers to Symposium highlights to continuing the conversation on key themes and ideas discussed at the meeting. Click on the links below to read the articles from ASCO Connectionand feel free to join the conversation by posting a comment of your own!

2016 Pre-Meeting Blog Posts

New and Featured Sessions for 2016, by Christina Ullrich, MD, MPH. June 30, 2016

One-on-One Networking with Expert Office Hours, by Tracey Balboni, MD, MPH. August 8, 2016.

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author Margaret Edson to Serve as Keynote Speaker, by Daniel Hinshaw, MD. August 17, 2016.

Keynote Preview: Long-term Toxicity in Pediatric Cancers, by Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH. August 24, 2016.

Candid Conversations About Mortality at Death Cafe, by Timothy J. Moynihan, MD. September 1, 2016.

Share Your Feedback on Palliative Care Research Priorities at NCI Listening Session, by Diane St. Germain, RN, MSN and Sandra Mitchell, PhD, CRNP. September 6, 2016.


2015 Post-Meeting Blog Posts

Electronic Question & Answer (eQ&A) Blog: Improving Communication—Best Practices and Novel Tools (General Session 1), January 26, 2016.

Electronic Question & Answer (eQ&A) Blog: Cachexia—Bench (General Session 2), January 26, 2016.

Electronic Question & Answer (eQ&A) Blog: Olanzapine (Oral Abstract Session A), January 26, 2016.

Electronic Question & Answer (eQ&A) Blog: Clergy Beliefs and ICU Utilization at End of Life (Oral Abstract Session B), January 26, 2016.

2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium Highlights, December 14, 2015.

The Power of Poster Walks, by Tracy Balboni, MD, MPH. December 14, 2015

Expert Office Hours Success Stories, by Jeannine Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN, FAAN. November 30, 2015

Death Cafe Follow-Up, by Daniel Hinshaw, MD & Timothy Moynihan, MD. November 23, 2015

Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium: A Thrilling and Inspiring Event, by Christina Ullrich, MD, MPH, FAAHPM, Chair-Elect of the 2015 Symposium Program Committee. October 21, 2015


2015 Pre-Meeting Blog Posts

Nonpharmacologic Therapies and Relief of Pain and Other Symptoms, by Daniel Hinshaw, MD. August 31, 2015

Participate in Expert Office Hours, by Jennifer Temel, MD, Chair of the 2015 Symposium Steering Committee. August 24, 2015

Attend the Death Cafe, by Timothy Moynihan, MD. August 10, 2015

New Educational Formats Better Showcase New Discoveries, by Eduardo Bruera, MD. July 13, 2015