About 30,000 cancer specialists from around the world will gather at the 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting, which is the platform for the release of thousands of scientific abstracts -- highly anticipated research news for many people, including patients, caregivers, and the general public.
News announced during each meeting includes the latest findings from cancer clinical trials, including new drug studies, which could change current standards of care. ASCO is pleased to share this timely information with the public in a variety of ways.
Get Timely News Highlights on Cancer.Net
Free patient-friendly summaries of research news highlights from this year’s Annual Meeting will be available via ASCO’s patient information website, Cancer.Net. Cancer.Net will post scientific news as soon as it becomes publicly available, on both its homepage and its ASCO Annual Meetings section. The offerings on Cancer.Net include:
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News from this year’s meeting will start to be released on May 16, 2012, at 6:00PM EDT, with additional studies being released each day of the event, held June 1-5, 2012 in Chicago.
Additional Patient Education Opportunities
In addition to getting research news highlights, here are other ways for the patient community to learn about ASCO Annual Meeting happenings: