Much of the progress of the past 5 decades was catalyzed by the National Cancer Act, signed into law by President Richard Nixon in December 1971.
Ms. Green will guide ASCO’s internal and external initiatives aimed at achieving the Society’s equity, diversity, and inclusion goals.
"We honor this 21st World Cancer Day with a continuing commitment to tackling challenges in cancer care together, because our collective actions matter in advancing science, delivering care, and protecting public health," said ASCO CMO Dr. Richard L. Schilsky.
ASCO and the oncology community are deeply saddened by the news that Joseph V. Simone, MD, passed away on January 21, 2021. He was 85.
Dr. S. Gail Eckhardt acknowledges the importance and impact of mentoring women oncologists in the early years of their career.