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.

Jun 23, 2011
To demonstrate the value of thenation’s clinical cancer research systemand the urgent need to strengthen andsupport clinical trials, a new ASCO websitehighlights the progress made inclinical cancer research since the signingof the National Cancer Act in 1971.
Jun 23, 2011
Research from the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting received a significant amount of media attention. In particular, studies demonstrating advances in the treatment of melanoma, ovarian, and lung cancers received the most attention, garnering coverage in top national consumer and trade media outlets. The results from a large trial on reducing the risk of...
Jun 23, 2011
In September 2010, the FDA finalized revisions to regulations on safety reporting requirements for investigational new drug and biologic products, acknowledging in...
Jun 23, 2011
The Conquer Cancer Foundation supports the most innovative clinicalcancer research and the best patient care through its Grants and AwardsProgram. The following grants and awards were presented to meritoriousresearchers at the 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting.
Jun 23, 2011
The following individuals have been inducted as Chair-Elect of the Committee indicated for 2011-2012, and as Chair and Immediate Past Chair of that Committee in the succeeding years:
Jun 23, 2011
The Conquer Cancer Foundation has recognized oncology practices around the country for their work in clinical trials and five ASCO State Affiliates for programs that enhance cancer care in their communities.

Community Oncology Research Grants
Jun 23, 2011
Manypatients may wonder whathappens after cancer treatment iscomplete. To help with this transition,Cancer.Net provides a section called“Survivors: Next Steps to Take” atcancer.net/nextsteps.
Jun 23, 2011
July 2010: Jonathan S. Berek, MD, MMS, is a Professor and the Director of the Stanford Women’s Cancer Center at the Stanford Cancer
Jun 23, 2011
Last Page introduces you to one of ASCO’s active volunteers in nine quick questions.

AC: What led you to oncology?
Dr. Vose: My father is a pathologist, and I used to work in his lab during summers in high school and college. I became fascinated with cancer and decided that hem/onc was a...

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