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 30, 2016
Dr. Dax Kurbegov, Dr. Keith A. Thompson, MD, and Dr. Robin Zon discuss why they were eager to make their practices early adopters of ASCO's rapid learning system for cancer.
Sep 30, 2016
Dr. Hayes' foreword notes that although many cancers have been cured, “We must cure them all and ensure that cancer survivors lead healthy and productive lives. This is the only way an initiative like the Cancer Moonshot will truly succeed.”
Sep 26, 2016
Dr. Sargent was the Ralph S. and Beverly E. Caulkins Professor of Cancer Research and the Chair of the Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics in the Department of Health Sciences Research at the Mayo Clinic.
Sep 26, 2016
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO is pleased to announce the recipients of 2016 CCF Merit Awards of the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.
Sep 21, 2016
Twelve distinguished ASCO members have been selected by the Nominating Committee as candidates for open leadership positions within the Society, including the office of President-Elect, three seats on the Board of Directors, and two seats on the Nominating Committee. Biographical information and interviews with each candidate will be available on...
Sep 16, 2016
ASCO is pleased to announce that oncology practices can now complete all of their Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) requirements through the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) platform, free of charge.
Sep 12, 2016
Dr. Livingston, who passed away on September 8, 2016, will be remembered for his numerous discoveries in the fields of lung and breast cancer, and his strong support of the cooperative group system.
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.