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Meeting Highlights

2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology

Walter Alexander

This year’s ASCO meeting in Chicago, from May 31 to June 4, 2013, hosted a total of 32,300 attendees, including 26,400 oncologists and 4,500 abstract presentations. Included here are sessions on pancreatic, breast, lung, and skin cancers. Some presentations included a focus on genetic and antigenic predictive markers, a trend indicative of the growing emphasis on precision and personalized medicine.