In alignment with ASCO’s strategic goal of making a global impact, the Board of Directors elected to expand free membership for physicians from lower-middle-income countries as defined by the World Bank.
The Hispanic/Latinx population living in the U.S. continues to face many challenges, including high uninsured rates, lack of representation in oncology clinical trials, poor access to health care, and discrimination and biases, write Drs. Carol Ochoa, Tricia Kalwar, and Narjust Florez.
For more than two decades, health equity has been woven into every facet of the ASCO’s work to reduce longstanding disparities in cancer care; increasing workforce diversity has been a focal point in that effort.
Drs. Kibrom Hiluf, Mohammed Mustefa, Isaias Irgau, and Solomon Woldu describe the humanitarian crisis in Tigray in terms of its impact on patients with cancer and health care providers.
Ahead of the ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium's 20th anniversary in January 2023, past symposium leaders and frequent attendees look back and share their memories of two decades of science and progress in the field.