Hear an update on the Ukrainian refugee situation and reports from oncologists in Ukraine, Poland, and Romania on the impact of the war on the care of patients with cancer. Learn about resources and networks developed to support oncology clinicians and their patients in the region by the American Cancer Society (ACS), European Cancer Organisation (ECO), and ASCO, as well as opportunities to assist Ukrainian patients and health care providers.

Agenda & Speakers

9:00–9:05 Welcome
9:05–9:15 Ukraine Situation
Andriy Hrynkiv, MD
Surgical Oncologist in Ukraine, Member of ASCO Central & Eastern European Regional Council
9:15–9:25 Refugee Situation Overview
Richard Sullivan, MD, PhD
WHO Emergency Committee Member
9:25–9:35 Romania Situation
Nicoleta Antone, MD
Medical Oncologist in Romania, member of ASCO Central and Eastern European Regional Council
9:35–9:45 Poland Situation
Jacek Jassem, MD, PhD
President of the Polish Cancer League

American Cancer Society Resources
Laura Makaroff, DO

Senior Vice President, Prevention & Early Detection

9:50–10:00 ASCO and ECO Resources and Closing Remarks
Julie Gralow, MD, FACP, FASCO, Chief Medical Officer, ASCO


For updates on supporting patients with cancer and oncologists in Ukraine and the surrounding region, ASCO will continue to update its centralized news and resources page regularly. If you have resources or comments to share, please complete this form: https://www.research.net/r/ASCOUkraine. ASCO can also be reached directly via email.