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MASCC Society News July 2018

In the July 2018 issuewe are pleased and excited to introduce MASCC's new President for the 2018-2020 term, Rajesh (Raj) Lalla. Raj has also added a message of his own to all MASCC members. We bring you highlights of our recent Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria, with all the award winners and lots of photos. As usual, we include several conference reminders and deadlines. We extend a warm welcome to new members who joined us in May. And we encourage every member to be a voice for MASCC!

2018 Outstanding Young Investigator Award – Chia Jie Tan

Chia Jie Tan has been recognized as this year's Outstanding Young Investigator for his research on the association between a brain-derived neurotrophic factor single nucleotide polymorphism and cognitive function following chemotherapy. Tan's award-winning abstract is titled "Protective Effect of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) Genetic Polymorphism (RS6265) Against Chemotherapy-Related Cognitive Decline in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients: A Validation Study."

Charles Loprinzi Awarded MASCC’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award

Charles L. Loprinzi, MD, is the recipient of MASCC’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award. The DSA, MASCC’s highest honor, is made in recognition of meritorious achievement and outstanding contributions to the society. Candidates are nominated by their peers in recognition of exemplary leadership and accomplishments in support of MASCC’s mission and goals.

Steven M. Grunberg Memorial Award – Carryn Anderson

Carryn Anderson, MD, was awarded the Steven M. Grunberg Memorial Award for her research on reducing chemoradiotherapy-induced severe oral mucositis in patients with oral cavity or oropharyngeal carcinoma. The Steven M. Grunberg Memorial Award is reserved for the author of the highest-ranking abstract submitted to the Annual Meeting and rewards demonstrated excellence in supportive care in cancer. 

MASCC Society News June 2018

In the June 2018 issue, we introduce our newly elected Board of Directors for the two-year term from 2018 to 2020, and President Ian Olver reflects on his past two years as MASCC President. We report on the recent meeting of the Danish Society for Clinical Oncology. We also include some highlights of Vienna for those who have time to explore the city before or after the Annual Meeting. As usual, we note several conference and webinar dates and deadlines. We extend a warm welcome to new members who joined us in April. And we encourage every member to be a voice for MASCC!

Danish Society for Clinical Oncology Meeting 2018

The Danish Society for Clinical Oncology (Dansk Selskab for Klinisk Onkologi, DSKO) held its Annual Meeting April 12 to 14, 2018 in Nyborg, Denmark. The meeting featured a Supportive Care session chaired by Jørn Herrstedt, who provided an introduction to supportive cancer care and a session summary.

A Sneak-Peek at the 2018 Annual Meeting

The MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting will be held in Vienna, Austria, June 28-30. This year’s meeting, MASCC’s 27th and ISOO’s 32nd, will bring together world-renowned experts, clinicians, and researchers to address numerous topics in supportive cancer care. Meeting Chair Rachel Gibson, along with the Scientific Committee, has put together an exciting program of presentations, workshops, e-posters, and discussions. These events will showcase recent progress in managing the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatment, as well as look ahead at exciting new advances on the horizon. The 2018 meeting offers an opportunity to celebrate the impact of supportive care on patient experience, treatment outcomes, and survival, and to collaborate with like-minded colleagues from around the world to continue making strides in the future. Join us in Vienna!

Recent Research in Antiemetics
Stay informed with six new studies in antiemetics research by MASCC members.
Guideline Adherence for CINV
What oncology nurses know about adherence to CINV practice guidelines.
Spreading the Word in India

MASCC's first ambassador Sandip Mukhopadhyay, is promoting supportive care and MASCC in India

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