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.

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.
Jun 28, 2016
The Society's new leaders began their terms at the conclusion of the Annual Business Meeting during the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago
Jun 28, 2016
ASCO-SEP helps oncologists and other cancer care providers assess their level of knowledge in various areas of oncology and provides an up-to-date understanding of cancer, its treatment, and the supportive care needed to optimize quality of life for patients with cancer.
Jun 28, 2016
In April, more than 20 members of ASCO’s State Affiliate Council (SAC) visited nearly 50 Congressional offices to express their deep concerns regarding the proposal’s singular focus on drug costs, costs that oncologists do not—and cannot—control.
Jun 28, 2016
With almost 2 million unique visitors in the last year, ASCO.org serves as a comprehensive source for information regarding ASCO’s meetings and resources. In April, ASCO launched a new and improved website, with a focus on improving the user experience.
Jun 28, 2016
This year’s CTPA winners, which included community-based practices in Nebraska, Illinois, and Virginia, were recognized for their high-quality clinical research sites.
Jun 28, 2016
Cancer.Net has recently updated information specifically for older adults and is expanding its resources for this segment of cancer care across the site, including new articles and podcasts.
Jun 27, 2016
In April, ASCO submitted a statement to both the U.S. House and Senate Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services Subcommittees, asking Congress to build on last year’s support for federally funded cancer research with sustained funding growth for NIH and NCI in fiscal year 2017.
Jun 27, 2016
Now called the Research Community Forum, ASCO is inviting researchers and research staff from all types of research sites to participate in this unique venue, which aims to advance cancer research and support research program management.
Jun 27, 2016
The ASCO Clinical Affairs Department is a one-stop shop for the business side of cancer care, from resources and tools to transform practices to a value-based reimbursement system to data and information to enhance business operations and quality of care.

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