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

Sep 19, 2017
ASCO and several leading cancer organizations from around the world have joined together to raise awareness for World Cancer Research Day.
Sep 13, 2017
Nominations are now open for ASCO and the Conquer Cancer Foundation's Special Awards, which recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to ASCO, clinical oncology, people with cancer, or public awareness about cancer.
Sep 07, 2017
The American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, and American Society of Clinical Oncology are working with the American Board of Internal Medicine to explore the development of collaborative pathways through which physicians can maintain board certification.
Sep 06, 2017
Dr. Michael P. Kosty is the medical director for Scripps Green Cancer Center; director of Graduate Medical Education and Hematology and Medical Oncology programs at Scripps Clinic; and ASCO Board of Directors member.
Sep 06, 2017
ASCO has developed a MACRA Decision Tree tool to help practices find precise information on their QPP participation status, and any applicable MIPS exceptions, based on practice- or provider-specific information.
Sep 06, 2017
ASCO is pleased to announce that its Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Qualified Clinical Data Registry is available now for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Payment System reporting. 
Sep 06, 2017
ASCO University is turning ASCO's clinical practice guidelines into a new, case-based course series designed to provide further essential guideline information to both U.S.-based and international ASCO members.
Sep 06, 2017
Medically underserved populations, including racial and ethnic minorities and individuals of lower socioeconomic status, experience worse cancer outcomes, so leading cancer organizations released a joint position statement to guide the future of cancer health disparities research.
Sep 06, 2017
Find updates from your colleagues and fellow ASCO members in this month's edition of Member News.
Jul 24, 2017
ASCO is launching its new Practice Engagement Program to help administrators, physicians, and other members of the care team navigate ASCO tools, programs, and resources available to help oncology practices respond to the changes occurring in the cancer care delivery system.