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Cancer Specialists Gather to Discuss Innovations in Research and Treatment

Article date: May 31, 2013

More than 30,000 cancer specialists from around the world gathered in Chicago this week for the 49th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The event ran from May 31st through June 4th. It featured the latest advances in clinical cancer research.

News announced during each meeting included the latest findings from cancer clinical trials, including new drug studies, which could change current standards of care.

Get the headlines from the conference from our content partners at CURE.

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