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2019 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting Workshops

The 2019 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting in San Francisco will feature four workshops scheduled throughout the program and free to all registered attendees: Mucositis Pain Management Research; Complications of Immunotherapy; Design of Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, and Clinical Studies in Supportive Care; Technological Advances for Treatment-Related Symptoms in Cancer Survivors

How to Hold a Best of MASCC Meeting

MASCC announces a formal policy and application process for holding a Best of MASCC Meeting, a MASCC-endorsed conference comprising selected Annual Meeting presentations in order to to disseminate recent advances and guidelines in supportive cancer care.

Running a Successful Cachexia Clinic

On February 26, 2019, MASCC’s Nutrition and Cachexia Study Group presented a webinar, “The Cachexia Clinic — Building a Supportive Care Necessity,” featuring Liz Isenring, PhD (Study Group Chair), Egidio Del Fabbro, MD (Study Group Vice-Chair), and Rony Dev, MD.

MASCC Society News February 2019

In the February 2019 issue, we're pleased to highlight some features of this year's Annual Meeting: its four themes, each one reflected in several sessions led by world experts, and a New Members Breakfast. This issue also includes news of three MASCC award programs: Outstanding Study Group and Study Group Leader Awards, MASCC-Designated Center of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer, and the annual Distinguished Service Award. Note the deadline of April 1 for DSA nominations! MASCC President Raj Lalla, DDS, PhD, discusses MASCC's efforts to recognize outstanding work within and outside the MASCC community. As usual, we include upcoming conference reminders. We extend a warm welcome to all the new members who joined us in December. And we encourage every member to be a voice for MASCC!

World Cancer Day — February 4th

World Cancer Day will be celebrated on February 4th, a time to promote cancer education, prevention, treatment, and support for patients and caregivers.

New Members Networking Breakfast at Annual Meeting

The 2019 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting will feature a New Members Networking Breakfast, an informal opportunity to meet supportive care experts and build linkages across disciplines and generations.

2019 MASCC/ISOO Meeting: Digital Health, Sexual Health, Treatment Toxicities, and Survivorship

At this year’s MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting, four themes of critical importance in supportive care will be featured in various sessions: digital health applications, sexual health, new toxicities arising from new treatments, and issues faced by cancer survivors.

MASCC DSA Nominations Due April 1, 2019

Nominations are due April 1st for MASCC’s Distinguished Service Award (DSA), which recognizes meritorious achievement, exemplary leadership, and outstanding contributions to MASCC and its mission.

MASCC to Recognize Centers of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer

MASCC has initiated a certification program to recognize Centers of Excellence in Supportive Care in Cancer — oncology centers around the world that demonstrate best practices in successfully integrating oncology and supportive care services.

New Study Group Awards

MASCC recognizes outstanding Study Group achievements and leadership with new Study Group and Study Group Leader Awards.

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