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

Oct 25, 2017
ASCO Connection interviews ASCO Board of Directors member David Khayat, MD, PhD, FASCO, who shares a personal story about what led him to practice in the field of oncology.
Oct 23, 2017
Clinical trials save lives, so why do so few patients participate? A recent study indicates cost is a major barrier for patients eligible for participation.
Oct 22, 2017
ASCO and Friends of Cancer Research are calling for more inclusive eligibility criteria for cancer clinical trials. This recommendation was made in conjunction with the release of a Special Series in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Oct 22, 2017
ASCO has launched the Practice Engagement Program, a concierge service to help practices identify and connect with the Society’s portfolio of tools, programs, and resources that can best support their needs.
Oct 19, 2017
The first three practices in Spain have received Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) certification through QOPI Certification Program™, LLC (QCP). The accreditations were given on September 8, 2017, at the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain.
Oct 19, 2017
ASCO University® has developed a new series to help oncology care providers develop decision-making skills, combining the interactive sequence learning of a “choose your own adventure” story with the latest scientific research in cancer care related to morbidity and mortality issues.
Oct 19, 2017
ASCO CEO Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO, was recently recognized with two prestigious awards honoring his distinguished leadership in oncology.
Oct 19, 2017
As the holiday season of gratitude and giving begins, I am thankful for every gift CCF donors have offered, and I am hopeful about the outcomes—big and small—that every dollar used to conquer cancer guarantees.
Oct 19, 2017
Brittany Sullivan’s most recent cancer diagnosis came when she was 3 months pregnant. Meanwhile, Dr. Breelyn Wilky received a Young Investigator Award from the Conquer Cancer Foundation for her sarcoma research.
Oct 18, 2017
Voting is now open in the ASCO election. Make your voice heard before December 4, 2017.