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

Apr 17, 2012
In February, ASCO worked to raise awareness about the shortage ofpreservative-free methotrexate; supported the legislative efforts of Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and John Carney (D-DE) to address the crisis; and delivered recommendations for a long-term solution at an FDA news briefing.
Apr 16, 2012
JCO readers will soon find a new article type in the publication—Oncology Grand Rounds—that will place the findings of an original report into a clinical, practical, real-world context.Oncology Grand Rounds stems from a vision that Stephen A. Cannistra, MD,...
Apr 16, 2012
If you are attending the Annual Meeting and would like to pick up samples of the Cancer.Net educational materials listed below, visit ASCO Central in the Oncology Professionals Hall.
Apr 04, 2012
As a participant in the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation’s Choosing Wisely® campaign, ASCO has issued a “Top Five” list of common, costly...
Feb 23, 2012
Chief of the Division of Women’s Cancers, Director of the Breast Oncology Center, and Thompson Senior Investigator in Breast Cancer Research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and ASCO Board of Directors member AC: What led...
Feb 23, 2012
ASCO’s patient website, Cancer.Net, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this spring. Designed to provide people with cancer and their families and friends with timely, oncologist-approved cancer information, Cancer.Net continues to lead the way in content, design, and interactivity.
Feb 23, 2012
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Feb 23, 2012
Upcoming International Meetings
Multidisciplinary Cancer Management Course (MCMC)
“Train the Trainer”
May 11, 2012; Asuncion, Paraguay
Organized in collaboration with the Paraguayan Society of Surgical Oncology

Locally Advanced Breast Cancer...
Feb 23, 2012
Oncologists and oncology health care professionals may not always have a wealth of expertise when it comes to managing the business aspects of care delivery. Although one of the core competencies of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) is “systems-based practice,” it is often difficult to find quality education that...
Feb 23, 2012
The Society recently released Clinical Cancer Advances 2011: ASCO’s Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer, an independent review of the advances in cancer research that have had the greatest impact...