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

Sep 01, 2016
Many people may only think about HPV being related to cervical cancer, so Cancer.Net created an infographic to explain the effects of HPV and the importance of vaccination for both girls and boys.
Aug 24, 2016
If you had cancer as a child, are you more likely to have chronic illnesses as an adult? Can it impact your likelihood of getting married or obtaining a job? If so, what can be done?
Aug 24, 2016
Cutting-edge oncology research underscores the importance of understanding drug interactions, as well as the need to manage toxicities associated with anti-cancer treatments.
Aug 24, 2016
“Management and Care of Women With Invasive Cervical Cancer: ASCO Resource-Stratified Clinical Practice Guideline” gives recommendations based on four tiers of resources in locations and health systems around the world, classified as basic, limited, enhanced, and maximal resource settings.
Aug 19, 2016
MACRA redefines how Medicare will reimburse oncologists for care they provide to promote a value-based practice environment ensuring high-quality and affordable health care.
Aug 19, 2016
At the annual meeting of the American Medical Association House of Delegates (AMA-HOD), delegates approved four resolutions submitted by ASCO, demonstrating the entire medical community’s commitment to key cancer care priorities.
Aug 18, 2016
ASCO submitted recommendations on how the National Cancer Institute can engage with the White House on the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
Aug 15, 2016
Learn about the newly designed ASCO Membership Directory app, your go-to tool for finding and interacting with other members of the Society. This secure, members-only app can help you expand your professional network.
Jul 20, 2016
ASCO presents Special Awards to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to ASCO, the practice of clinical oncology, people with cancer, or activities that have an impact on public awareness about cancer, its causes, cures, or treatment.
Jul 13, 2016
ASCO contributors and publications have been recognized for outstanding work in digital and print communications with three 2016 APEX Awards.