By: Angelica Welch
Joseph V. Simone, MD, is best known for leading the research efforts that resulted in the first curative combination treatment for certain pediatric patients with acute lymphoid leukemia. Under his leadership, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, was designated the first and only National Cancer Institute cancer center dedicated to children. He was honored in the Pediatric Oncology category with a 2017 Giants of Cancer Care® award.
By: Jason Harris
In an effort to address strategies that many patients with cancer are adopting, ASCO has endorsed recommendations regarding the use of complementary therapies to manage symptoms and adverse effects of breast cancer treatment.
By: Christin Melton, ELS
As investigators continue to look for ways to improve outcomes for the growing number of patients with CML, the primary goal has shifted from improving overall survival to helping patients achieve treatment-free remission.