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 ascoconnection@asco.org.

May 02, 2011
May 2011: ASCO’s recently launched Cancer.Net Mobile is a free app designed by oncologists to help people with cancer and their caregivers plan and manage cancer treatment and care.
Apr 28, 2011
April 2011: The International Development and Education Award (IDEA) provides opportunities for early-career oncologists in low- and middle-income countries...
Apr 27, 2011
April 2011: The Conquer Cancer Foundation (formerly The ASCO Cancer Foundation®) has recognized oncology practices around the country for their work in clinical trials and five ASCO State Affiliate societies for programs that enhance cancer care in their communities.

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Apr 25, 2011
The Tumor Oncoloy: Challenging Cases webinar is now available on ASCO University.  The webinar includes a review of the oncologists’ responsibility to: 
Apr 11, 2011
April 2011: Twenty members will be honored with ASCO Statesman Awards at the 2011 Annual Meeting. ASCO Statesman Awards salute members with a record of at least 20 years of voluntary service to the Society.

ASCO congratulates this year's recipients:
Mar 28, 2011
April 2011 issue: Last Page introduces you to one of ASCO’s many volunteers in nine quick questions.
Mar 28, 2011
Daniel D. Von Hoff, MD, FACP, discusses with ASCO Connection how his love for railroads and railroad model building began as a childhood pastime, developed into a real-life summer job, and ultimately blossomed into a lifelong passion.
Mar 28, 2011
April 2011 issue: ASCO University is offering a new pilot series that focuses on issues relating to cardiovascular disease in patients with cancer. The format of these online programs is based on the successful ASCO Tumor Boards, in which a patient case is presented and discussed by expert faculty. An open discussion forum accompanies the...
Mar 25, 2011
April 2011 Issue: As we prepare to showcase ASCO’s accomplishments in its CME program to the ACCME as the Society prepares for reaccreditation, we would like to reach out to the oncology community to ask for your input on the impact that ASCO CME activities have made on your ability to improve clinical or translational research and/or...

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