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

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.
Jul 13, 2016
ASCO and the oncology community mourn the passing and honor the life of Alfred G. Knudson Jr., MD, PhD, who died on July 10. He was 93. Dr. Knudson was an internationally recognized geneticist and physician most known for his groundbreaking “two-hit” hypothesis of cancer causation, which “explained the relationship between the hereditary and non-...
Jun 29, 2016
Dr. James M. Ford will set the scope and vision for the online-only journal, which will publish scientific and educational content that provides a deeper understanding of actionable cancer genomics.