Society & Member News

From the Society features 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 the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO.

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

Feb 26, 2018
In early 2018, CancerLinQ LLC entered into three new collaborations with leading genetics societies—the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC), Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), and American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG).
Feb 26, 2018
ASCO has relaunched its Cancer Progress Timeline, a data-rich resource that provides a historical overview of major advances in cancer that have led to better patient outcomes and quality of life.
Feb 26, 2018
Through social media, ASCO members can highlight key facts about cancer research, spotlight advances fueled by NCI-funded research, and call on Congressional lawmakers to continue their commitment to funding cancer research.
Feb 26, 2018
For several years, beginning with establishing its Task Force on Clinical Pathways, ASCO has been examining pathways in oncology and has developed robust criteria for the development and implementation of pathway programs.
Feb 26, 2018
ASCO Connection interviews ASCO past president and Conquer Cancer Board of Directors member Margaret A. Tempero, MD, FASCO, who shares how she entered the field of oncology and changes she envisions for the field.
Feb 26, 2018
ASCO's Conquer Cancer Foundation announced the recipients of its 2018 International Innovation Grants (IIG) and International Development and Education Awards (IDEA), which support oncology professionals in low- and middle-income countries.
Feb 21, 2018
ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation congratulates the 70 recipients of its 2018 Merit Awards in gastrointestinal cancers, clinical immuno-oncology, genitourinary cancers, and cancer survivorship.
Feb 14, 2018
New guidelines developed collaboratively by ASCO and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network offer clinicians much-needed recommendations for assessment and management of side effects related to immune checkpoint inhibitors. 
Feb 05, 2018
ASCO is inviting all oncology practices to participate in the annual Survey of Oncology Practice Operations, which looks at the current state of business and operational issues in oncology.
Jan 30, 2018
In Clinical Cancer Advances 2018: ASCO's Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer, ASCO recognized a type of adoptive cell immunotherapy, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, as the Advance of the Year.