ASCO & Member News

Find 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 Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation.

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

Mar 07, 2019
Through its many resources and the RCF Annual Meeting, the ASCO RCF provides a forum for researchers to share best practices, identify challenges to conducting clinical research, and brainstorm effective strategies and solutions
Mar 06, 2019
Leading clinical expert on testicular cancer Craig R. Nichols, MD, FACP, FASCO, and business leader Riccardo Braglia will help guide Conquer Cancer in its support of education and researchers.
Mar 04, 2019
Dr. Daniel F. Hayes hosts "Conversations With the Pioneers of Oncology," a series of interviews with those who facilitated early, significant advances in the field.
Feb 27, 2019
Fertility preservation is often not addressed soon enough during cancer treatment, but it should be a standard component of comprehensive care for pre-pubertal and reproductive age patients.
Feb 11, 2019
The Survey of Oncology Practice Operations gives ASCO the data it needs to develop benchmarks that help practices answer questions related to productivity, revenue, staffing levels, salaries, and other expenses. 
Jan 23, 2019
A new assessment option for oncologists, the ABIM/ASCO Medical Oncology: Learning & Assessment, will become available in 2020 and will take the place of ABIM’s Knowledge Check-In in Medical Oncology.
Jan 08, 2019
Dr. Mendelsohn passed away on January 7, 2019, at age 82. 
Jan 07, 2019
The ASCO Research Community Forum 2018 Annual Meeting brought together its largest meeting to date to discuss challenges and creative solutions in conducting and managing clinical trials.
Jan 07, 2019
Find out what your fellows ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.
Jan 07, 2019
More than 100 teams from oncology practices around the United States and the world have participated in ASCO’s Quality Training Program.