ASCO & Member News

Find 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 Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation.

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

Nov 16, 2020
Dr. Tara O. Henderson shares what led her to a career in pediatric oncology.
Nov 10, 2020
This new course collection is designed to help multidisciplinary oncology team members increase their knowledge and practice of cultural competence.
Nov 10, 2020
Dr. Merry-Jennifer Markham shares what led to her career as a gynecologic medical oncologist and interim division chief of hematology and oncology at the University of Florida. 
Nov 05, 2020
ASCO encourages all eligible members to cast their proxy ballots to choose new Society leaders and to support or oppose proposed amendments to the Society Bylaws and Certificate of Incorporation.
Sep 30, 2020
Please help ASCO recognize the best and brightest in the field by nominating an excellent colleague, mentor, teacher, collaborator, leader, or friend for an ASCO Special Award. 
Sep 18, 2020
ASCO CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis is among the 15 oncology professionals who will be inducted into the 2020 class of OncLive Giants of Cancer Care this November.
Sep 16, 2020
The ASCO Nominating Committee has selected 12 distinguished ASCO members as candidates for open leadership positions within the Society. Voting-eligible members will also vote on proposed amendments to the Society Bylaws and Certification of Incorporation. 
Sep 03, 2020
Find out what your fellow ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.
Sep 03, 2020
Dr. Plimack is a member of the ASCO Board of Directors, chief of the Division of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, professor of medical oncology, and director of genitourinary clinical research at Fox Chase Cancer Center. 
Sep 02, 2020
Rabin Medical Center, founded and led by Dr. Margel, is dedicated to caring for male BRCA carriers; Dr. Margel’s research is supported by a Career Development Award from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation.