Blog Posts

The Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium blog series aims to promote awareness among 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!

2017 Pre-Meeting Blog Posts

Your Voice Matters: The Value of Member Feedback, by Thomas George, MD, FACP, Rami Manochakian, MD, and Maura Polansky, MS, MHPE, PA-C. May 3, 2017.

Anthony L. Back, MD, to Receive Inaugural Walther Cancer Foundation Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Endowed Award and Lecture from ASCO. September 20, 2017.

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.

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