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

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.
Sep 01, 2020
Dr. Alexandra Thomas recognizes that it is critical for health care providers to participate in shaping the values of their community.
Jul 29, 2020
“I am proud to work with Conquer Cancer and ASCO to support new investigators and the fresh ideas they are ready to explore and share,” said Dr. Marc L. Citron.
Jul 27, 2020
A hematologic oncologist for more than 20 years, Dr. Friedberg is currently director of the Wilmot Cancer Institute and Samuel Durand Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY.
Jul 20, 2020
Dr. Soto is a geriatric oncologist and researcher in the Department of Geriatrics at the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán in Mexico City and is a member of the ASCO Board of Directors. 
Jul 20, 2020
As medical professionals increasingly turn to online learning opportunities in the midst of COVID-19 restrictions on travel and gatherings, ASCO eLearning delivers valuable, up-to-date clinical care courses that can be easily accessed at the time and place most convenient for you.