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

Feb 22, 2017
The third article in our CancerLinQ series describes the creation of the platform and its fruitful partnership with technology company SAP.
Feb 16, 2017
Two of the leading providers of clinical practice guidelines in oncology aim to rapidly support improved quality of care for the growing number of patients receiving immunotherapy treatment for cancer.
Feb 15, 2017
The second article in our CancerLinQ series explores how ASCO's big data initiative is built on a solid foundation of successful quality improvement programs.
Feb 08, 2017
Read the first article in a five-part series that will provide an overview of ASCO’s history and mission and how its innovative big data platform, CancerLinQ, is supporting and furthering the Society’s objectives.
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
In an upcoming thematic issue on end-of-life care, the Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP) will tackle the difficult choices and ethical issues faced by patients with terminal cancer, their families, and their doctors.