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July 2017

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Page 52 of 67 I 51 A rt of Oncology articles have long been among the Journal of Clini- cal Oncology's (JCO) most popular content, featuring vivid, elegiac stories about the ethical, moral, and emo- tional challenges faced by terminally ill patients and the oncologists who treat them. Now fans of the Art of Oncology can listen to these captivating stories as podcasts. These new podcasts, called Cancer Stories: The Art of Oncol- ogy, will feature a dramatic reading of New Cancer Stories: The Art of Oncology Podcast Available From JCO while receiving endocrine therapy," published online at, along with three companion articles. JCO plans to continue its simultaneous publication program at future Annual Meetings, a response to feedback from presenters. In 2018 and beyond, if an author deems their work to be suf- ficiently novel and high impact, they should send a detailed presubmission inquiry to, along with a cover letter that describes the work in detail. Authors should do this as soon as possible so that JCO can have time to determine the appropriate- JCO Syncs Online Publication with 2017 Annual Meeting in New Simultaneous Publication Program ness of the work for simultaneous online publication during the Annual Meeting (even if the final status of the abstract has not yet been determined). If JCO considers the work potentially appropriate for simultaneous online presentation at the time of the Annual Meeting, the completed manuscript must be officially submitted to JCO by a predetermined deadline in order to allow time for peer review, revisions, and processing. • Read the Latest Articles on JCO CCI and JCO PO Check out new online content in ASCO's two newest journals, JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics (JCO CCI; and JCO Precision Oncology (JCO PO; For a detailed introduction to JCO CCI and the benefits of such a jour- nal, read the editorial "Our Journey Begins" by editor in chief Debra A. Patt, MD, MPH, MBA ( doi/full/10.1200/CCI.16.00063). Submit an article to JCO CCI at Similarly, for an introduction to JCO PO and all that it offers, read the inaugural editorial "Precision Oncol- ogy: A New Forum for an Emerging Field" by editor in chief James M. Ford, MD, FASCO ( full/10.1200/PO.16.00048). Submit an article to JCO PO at an Art of Oncology article performed by a celebrity actor or artist, followed by a Q&A session with the author of the article, hosted by JCO consultant editor Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO. The first two podcasts are available now on the JCO website. "White Knuck- ling," written by Daniel Rayson, MD, and performed by Peri Gilpin from the television show Frasier, is a tale of two nurses —one who has cancer, and one who is her caregiver. In "Haunted," written by Katherine E. Reeder-Hayes, MD, MBA, MS, and performed by JoBeth Williams from the films Pol- tergeist, Kramer vs. Kramer, and The Big Chill, a doctor recalls how patients who have passed away both haunt and encourage her. Find these and future Cancer Stories at podcast. • D uring the 2017 ASCO Annual Meet- ing, attendees and Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) readers witnessed a first for the journal: the oral presentation of an abstract coordi- nated to correspond precisely with the publication of the full article on JCO's website. Immediately following the abstract presentation by George W. Sledge, MD, FASCO, on Saturday, June 3, his full article, "MONARCH 2: Abemaci- clib in combination with fulvestrant in patients with HR+/HER2-advanced breast cancer with disease progression FROM THE SOCIETY l In the Journals

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