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

Nov 07, 2018
ASCO and the entire oncology community are deeply saddened by the loss of colleague, friend, ASCO Board of Directors member, and geriatric oncology leader Arti Hurria, MD, FASCO, who passed away on November 7, 2018.
Nov 07, 2018
The recommendations are part of an ASCO and Friends of Cancer Research collaboration to broaden eligibility for participating in clinical trials by addressing five specific areas.
Nov 07, 2018
Writers deconstruct complicated issues on care delivery and policy to make them more accessible and allow for conversation.
Nov 07, 2018
ASCO Connection has compiled a list of the most popular courses of 2018, from foundational to more advanced topics. 
Oct 25, 2018
The authors believe that this quality improvement approach is a potential “best practice” for reducing patient opioid use. 
Oct 24, 2018
Through participation in the QTP program, Dr. Leon Bernal-Mizrachi and his colleagues at GCCE worked to boost patients’ adherence to oral anticancer medications by 30%. 
Oct 23, 2018
The award honors their son’s memory and advances the foundation’s mission of increasing awareness of and raising research funds for head and neck cancers.
Oct 16, 2018
When you give to Conquer Cancer, your donation provides grants to researchers around the world. Research fuels the breakthroughs in cancer prevention and treatment needed for every cancer, every patient, everywhere.
Oct 10, 2018
ASCO is committed to supporting cancer care providers and patients affected by Hurricane Michael and other natural disasters with resources and information.
Oct 01, 2018
Their brilliant discoveries and their tireless work have transformed the landscape of cancer care, bringing new hope to patients and their families.