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Register Today for Free Webinar Series for Oncology Providers Around the World on Cancer Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

  • 1.  Register Today for Free Webinar Series for Oncology Providers Around the World on Cancer Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Posted 04-23-2020 12:02

    Register Now for Upcoming Global Webinars

    Please be sure to register for upcoming Global Webinars: registration is now open for the sessions on April 28 and May 5 at 8 am (ET). ASCO is committed to providing the most current information and resources to its members and the larger oncology community to support quality cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are grateful for the participation of our esteemed panelists, who have shared their experiences and insights from around the world, and for the participation of attendees like yourself and the excellent questions that you have posed. We hope these webinars and other ASCO resources are helping to make a difficult time a little easier.


    April 28 agenda:

    • Utilizating telehealth to meet the demand during COVID-19 pandemic
      • Natalie Dickson, MD, MMHC, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, Tennessee Oncology, USA
    • Self-care/burnout for clinicians during COVID-19 pandemic
      • Angelica Nogueira, MD, PhD, Researcher and associate professor at the Medical School of UFMG, Brazil
    • Moderator: Clarissa Mathias, MD, Nucleo de Oncologia da Bahia, Brazil


    May 5 Global Webinar Agenda

    To Be Announced


    Listen to Past Global Webinars

    The webinars on April 14 and 21 have been recorded and are available to view online at your convenience

    April 14:

    • Prioritizing management of cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

    Jesús García Foncillas, MD, PhD, Director, University Cancer Institute and the Department of Oncology, University Hospital "Fundación Jimenez Diaz", Spain

    • Strategies to minimize risk to staff from COVID-19

    Giuseppe Curigliano, MD, PhD, Clinical Director, Division of Early Drug Development for Innovative Therapy, Co-Chair Cancer Experimental Therapeutics Program, Department of Oncology and Hemato-Oncology, University of Milan, European Institute of Oncology, Italy

    • Moderator: Abdulrahman Jazieh, MD, MPH, Chairman, Department of Oncology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh Saudi Arabia

    April 21:
    • Testing for COVID-19: kits, timing, indications, sensitivity and specificity, interpretations of results and testing approaches

    Oliver Vandenberg, MD, PhD, New Business and Technology Development Officer, LHUB-ULB, Belgium

    • Triaging, prescreening, and screening oncology patients for COVID-19

    Jeeyun Lee, MD, Associate Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Samsung Medical Center, Republic of Korea

    • Moderator: Alvaro Rogado, Executive Director, Fundacion ECO, Spain


    Access Additional ASCO COVID-19 Resources

    ASCO has compiled a wide range of resources to support clinicians, the cancer care delivery team, and patients with cancer. This is a rapidly evolving situation, and ASCO resources will be updated on a regular basis. Please continue to check back for the most current information. We are united in working together to continue the critical work of conquering cancer during this health care crisis. To access ASCO's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Oncology Resource Center, visit


    Sarah Bachmann
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Alexandria, VA