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

Jun 06, 2018
The ASCO Leadership Development Program is a year-long program designed to train future leaders in medicine
Jun 03, 2018
Today’s Plenary Session highlights research that has the greatest potential impact on cancer care, including new treatment options and improved survival for breast cancer, kidney cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, and rhabdomyosarcoma.
Jun 02, 2018
Today’s key research highlights include treatment changes for longer survival in pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer.
Jun 02, 2018
Major studies released today provide updates on Lynch syndrome, lung cancer, and advanced breast cancer.
Jun 01, 2018
New cancer research released today explores racial and gender differences in cancer treatment and outcomes, patient-doctor communication, and the cost of colorectal cancer treatment.
May 30, 2018
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Advanced Clinical Research Award, Career Development Awards, Young Investigator Awards, Global Oncology Young Investigator Awards, and Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Research Fellowship. 
May 17, 2018
Dr. Hudis will be recognized this weekend by his alma mater, Drexel University, with a Lifetime Achievement Award, given to a graduate in honor of outstanding achievements in their professional life, personal integrity and stature, and lasting contributions to their profession.
May 11, 2018
Congratulations to ASCO’s Chief Medical Officer, Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO, who is recognized as an OncLive® Giant of Cancer Care® for his remarkable contributions to oncology research and clinical practice.
May 10, 2018
Congratulations to Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FASCO, who ASCO recognized with the Joseph V. Simone Award and Lecture for Excellence in Quality and Safety in the Care of Patients with Cancer.
Apr 25, 2018
Learn more about some of the self-assessment resources ASCO University offers, including the Personalized Learning Dashboard, ASCO-SEP 6th Edition, and app-based courses.