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.

Feb 01, 2017
Continuing to recognize the gains made in our understanding of immunotherapy, ASCO has named immunotherapy 2.0 as its cancer advance of the year in Clinical Cancer Advances 2017: ASCO's Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer.
Jan 30, 2017
ASCO calls on national leaders to eliminate unjustified barriers to scientific exchange and medical education, and will do all we can to support participation in ASCO’s scientific meetings and other educational opportunities that help advance patient care around the world.
Jan 18, 2017
The C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge aims to increase the number of people with access to quality cancer treatment and care services in cities around the world with a population greater than 1 million.
Jan 18, 2017
A pioneer of the academic discipline of oncology, Albert H. Owens Jr., MD, FASCO, of Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, passed away on Friday, January 13, at age 90. Dr. Owens was a leader for ASCO, serving as president of the Society from 1978 to 1979, and was elected as a Fellow of ASCO in 2007.
Dec 22, 2016
Dr. Hudis is ASCO CEO and a Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Board of Directors member.
Dec 22, 2016
CCF is excited to partner with David M. Waterhouse, MD, MPH, of Oncology Hematology Care, Cincinnati, OH, to increase awareness for the Foundation’s Campaign to Conquer Cancer.
Dec 22, 2016
This 2-day event encouraged networking among Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO grant recipients and provided attendees the opportunity to learn from and interact with speakers on several career development topics.
Dec 22, 2016
Begin the new year by renewing your commitment to continuous learning with ASCO University®, which features a new biologic cancer therapies course, a new release of the ASCO MOC app, and ASCO University Essentials.
Dec 22, 2016
The recommendations outlined in the Vice President’s and task force’s respective reports highlighted policies and efforts that would foster scientific breakthroughs and treatments for patients, make better use of data, strengthen prevention and diagnosis, and improve access to care.
Dec 22, 2016
Last year, ASCO released the ASCO Policy Statement on Clinical Pathways in Oncology, which proposed several recommendations to ensure that pathways promote high-quality care and better accommodate the diverse circumstances and characteristics of patients with cancer.

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