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2016 ASCO Recap

CHICAGO – Clinicians and scientists from Fox Chase Cancer Center attended the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in June.

Nearly 80 Fox Chase representatives participated in panel discussions, poster presentations and podium lectures. The ASCO Annual Meeting is the premiere worldwide event for this type of exchange.

These presentations led to coverage in several notable media outlets.

Commentary by Wafik El-Deiry in two separate Hem/Onc Today articles.  Hoss Borghaei’s work was covered by OncLive, and Targeted Oncology. Igor Astsaturov’s presentation was covered by Cancer Therapy Advisor.

Ranee Mehra’s abstract was covered by OncLive, PharmaLetter, Cosmos and MDLinx.   

Betsy Plimack speaks at ASCO Betsy Plimack speaks at ASCO

HealthDay covered a national story about immunotherapy in bladder cancer, and Betsy Plimack provided expert commentary that was picked up by the Philadelphia Inquirer, US News & World Report, Albany Democratic Herald, Arizona Daily Star, United Press International, Nursing, Healing Well,, Doctor’s Lounge, and WebMD.

Fox Chase remains committed to being part of the national conversation in science and medicine, and venues like ASCO are key platforms for progress.