Society & Member News

From the Society features highlights of ASCO initiatives, including news related to oncology research and clinical practice, policy and advocacy, education, and meetings, and updates on ASCO’s patient-centered site, Cancer.Net, and the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO.

Member News provides updates on ASCO member career news, awards, and recognitions, as well as profiles of ASCO volunteer leaders. If you have news you would like to share, please contact ascoconnection@asco.org.

Mar 07, 2017
These young investigators were recognized for the scientific merit of their abstracts and their valuable contributions to their areas of study, and accepted their awards and presented their research findings at recent thematic symposia.
Mar 03, 2017
Dustin Deming, MD, knew fairly early in his career that he wanted to study colorectal cancer. What he did not know was that the effort to conquer colorectal cancer would become personal: he was diagnosed with the disease in 2012.
Mar 03, 2017
Howard A. (Skip) Burris III, MD, Susan Cohn, MD, FASCO, Gerald J. McDougall, and Don Welsh will help lead the Foundation’s efforts to fund the brightest minds in cancer research while supporting the missions of ASCO and CCF.
Mar 02, 2017
Find updates from your colleagues and fellow ASCO members.
Mar 02, 2017
Provost and chief scientific officer for City of Hope; member of City of Hopes Executive Team; director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center; Irell & Manella Cancer Center Directors Distinguished Chair; director of Beckman Research Institute and the Irell & Manella...
Mar 02, 2017
The Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO), an active and engaged ASCO State/Regional Affiliate, is celebrating 40 years as a membership-based state society. FLASCO is committed to improving patient care in Florida by fostering access to quality cancer care, assisting cancer practitioners in providing cost-effective quality care, acting as...
Mar 02, 2017
After a cancer diagnosis, many patients and caregivers find that becoming a patient advocate can be a positive and empowering way to give back. Advocates share their stories in the “Voices on Cancer” series on the Cancer.Net Blog. Below are highlights from these heartfelt posts
Mar 02, 2017
CancerLinQ Discovery will provide highly curated, de-identified sets of clinical data with the objective of creating new clinical knowledge and improving patient outcomes.
Mar 02, 2017
Editor in Chief Stephen A. Cannistra, MD, FASCO, provides an in-depth description of the Journal of Clinical Oncology’s recent initiatives and accomplishments.
Mar 02, 2017
In December 2016, President Barack Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, landmark legislation designed to improve and accelerate the pace of biomedical research in the United States.

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