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Feb 22, 2018
During a podcast interview on leadership and change, I had the opportunity to discuss how important ASCO is in the life of a cancer doctor.
Feb 22, 2018
Dr. Evgeniya Kharchenko dreamed of creating a local society for young specialists in Russia with ASCO’s values, and made her dream a reality.
Feb 22, 2018
Case-based presentations and tumor board discussions lend additional educational opportunities to this regional conference.
Feb 21, 2018
Dr. Richard L. Schilsky describes ASCO's Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) Study and similar independent studies worldwide.
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Bruce E. Johnson, MD, FASCO

Bruce E. Johnson, MD, FASCO, is the 2017-2018 ASCO President. He is chief clinical research officer and institute physician at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is the director of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) Lung Cancer Program. He served as director of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology from 1998 through 2013.
 
An ASCO member since 1985, Dr. Johnson has served in numerous volunteer and leadership roles, including the Board of Directors (2008-2011), Chair of the Audit, Cancer Education, and Cancer Communications Committees, and on the Journal of Clinical Oncology Editorial Board, among other positions. In 2008, he was awarded the Translational Research Professorship from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO; in 2012, he was elected as a Fellow of ASCO (FASCO).

Dec 21, 2017
ASCO urges Congress to protect Medicare beneficiaries with cancer and other medical conditions by passing additional legislation to avoid cuts to the program.
Dec 01, 2017
We are committed to supporting and promoting practical policy solutions that ensure patients with cancer have access to, and can afford, drugs vital to their treatment.
Jul 11, 2017
The price of and access to oncology drugs remains both a national and international challenge to our patients, providers, and third-party payers.
Jun 13, 2017
Dr. McAneny's broad expertise and insight on today’s challenging health care environment will greatly benefit the practice of medicine and our patients.
Jun 12, 2017
Preparing for the future starts with gaining clarity about the present state of oncology care. Our goal is for practices in all settings across the U.S. to provide feedback in the 2017 ASCO Practice Census.