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

Dec 19, 2017
ASCO’s National Cancer Opinion Survey found that the majority of Americans are unaware of several major risk factors for cancer—most notably obesity, which will soon overtake smoking as the largest preventable cause of cancer in the United States.
Dec 19, 2017
Seven new members were also elected to ASCO Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
Dec 18, 2017
Find updates from your colleagues and fellow ASCO members in this month's edition of Member News.
Dec 18, 2017
Susan G. Komen’s 18-year partnership with ASCO and the Conquer Cancer Foundation has advanced breast cancer research while helping hundreds of thousands of people living with breast cancer. 
Dec 18, 2017
ASCO Connection interviews ASCO Board of Directors member Reshma Jagsi, MD, DPhil, who shares her advice for young physicians thinking about entering the field of oncology.
Nov 21, 2017
Patricia A. Ganz, MD, FASCO, a medical oncologist and advocate for improving the quality of cancer care from prevention through survivorship, is the 2018 recipient of the Ellen L. Stovall Award and Lecture for Advancement of Cancer Survivorship Care.
Nov 20, 2017
CENTRA’s mission is to conquer cancer by generating, integrating, analyzing, and sharing oncology data to foster innovation in research and patient care.
Nov 20, 2017
Jack worked tirelessly as a patient advocate to improve the quality of life for people living with cancer.
Nov 13, 2017
ASCO and the oncology community mourn the loss of Donald S. Coffey, PhD, FAACR, who passed away on November 9, 2017, at age 85.
Oct 25, 2017
JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics (JCO CCI) has added Jeremy B. Shelton, MD, MSHS, to its editorial roster.