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Lori J. Pierce, MD, FASTRO, FASCO

Lori J. Pierce, MD, FASTRO, FASCO, is the 2020-2021 ASCO president. A national leader in breast cancer research and health equity, Dr. Pierce is a radiation oncologist, professor, and vice provost for academic and faculty affairs at the University of Michigan. She is also director of the Michigan Radiation Oncology Quality Consortium. She is the 2018 recipient of the Hologic, Inc Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation. Follow Dr. Pierce on Twitter @ASCOpres.

Disclosure.

Nov 05, 2020
As voting opens in this year's ASCO election, Chair of the Board Dr. Howard A. "Skip" Burris III and I highlight some of the proposed amendments to our Society bylaws which are on the ballot this year.
Jun 03, 2020
We must commit the same energy and focus we pour into conquering cancer to addressing systemic issues that affect the health of people of color in our country.