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

Apr 20, 2020
These distinguished awards support oncology trainees who are first authors on abstracts selected for presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting. This year, Conquer Cancer will recognize 104 recipients.
Mar 10, 2020
ASCO eLearning’s Biostatistics course collection will be beneficial to oncology professionals who recognize the importance of biostatistics but lack confidence in their grasp of the formal concepts.
Mar 03, 2020
ASCO and the oncology community are saddened by the passing of Clara D. Bloomfield, MD, FASCO. She was 77.
Mar 02, 2020
ASCO advises oncologists to use the best available evidence in caring for patients who may be exposed to or infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), recognizing that evidence is both limited and evolving.
Feb 04, 2020
The report catalogs a year’s worth of remarkable research advancements, reinforces the need for sustained federal research funding, and details other major trends in oncology.
Jan 30, 2020
ASCO and ABIM have spent the past several years collaborating on an alternative assessment pathway for oncology specialists, and the organizations are pleased to launch the Medical Oncology: Learning & Assessment program this year.
Jan 10, 2020
The new course collection offers participants an opportunity to learn about and engage with a topic that historically has low rates of familiarity among clinicians.
Jan 10, 2020
Dr. Nathan Pennell, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses his work hosting ASCO’s JCO Oncology Practice (JCO OP) podcast. 
Jan 10, 2020
Find out what your fellow ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.
Dec 17, 2019
Six New Members Elected to ASCO Board of Directors and Nominating Committee