August 25, 2014, The ASCO Post recently spoke with one member of that select group of trailblazers, Pierre R. Band, MD, the author of the recently published Therapeutic Revolution: the History of Medical Oncology from Early Days to the Creation of the Subspecialty, an eBook of Bentham Science Publishers.

In his interview, he said:

“I consider my book on the history of medical oncology to be one of my greatest achievements: it is my legacy to the future generations of young medical oncologists”.
—Pierre R. Band, MD


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The ASCO Post is published by Harborside Press in partnership with the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Jim Armitage is the Editor-in-Chief. The publication is circulated to approximately 27,000 oncologists and other cancer specialists, including all ASCO members within the United States, absolutely free of cost.

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