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

Nov 10, 2016
Dr. Veronesi, who passed away on November 8, 2016, was an early proponent of breast-conserving surgery and established the establishing the quadrantectomy approach for breast cancer.
Oct 25, 2016
Seventy practices have signed agreements to participate in ASCO's big-data initiative in cancer care, representing more than 1,500 oncologists.
Oct 25, 2016
Dr. Debra A. Patt, Editor in Chief of the Journal of Clinical Oncology Clinical Cancer Informatics, shares her perspective on being a woman in the field of clinical informatics and the challenges of launching one of ASCO’s newest journals.
Oct 25, 2016
The ASCO Research Community Forum held its 2016 Annual Meeting from September 25-26 at ASCO headquarters in Alexandria, VA. More than 100 physician investigators and research staff from a variety of research sites across the United States attended the meeting.
Oct 25, 2016
This summer, ASCO members continued their efforts to advocate for key issues that are critical to cancer care during the August Congressional recess and at the Advocacy Summit in September.
Oct 24, 2016
The Kidney Cancer Association has supported 12 kidney cancer research projects through the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Young Investigator Award program over the past decade.
Oct 20, 2016
Read about what your peers are up to in the Member News column.
Oct 20, 2016
Cancer.Net offers an expanded line of materials that cover both non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer to help patients learn more about their diagnosis and treatment options, find support, and get organized.
Oct 20, 2016
ASCO has created two courses on supportive oncology care. These interactive courses allow participants to learn at their own pace in order to facilitate and support enhanced patient care.
Oct 12, 2016
CancerLinQ LLC CEO Kevin Fitzpatrick co-authored an article on how health information technology solutions can help advance cancer care and, in particular, how CancerLinQ is helping to break down silos by fostering data sharing and collaboration.