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 12, 2019
Organizations with the 501(c)(6) tax-exemption have increased flexibility in how they can advocate for issues on behalf of their members.
Nov 05, 2019
Driven by evidence and uniquely suited to physician and patient needs, ASCO’s comprehensive clinical affairs programs help practices successfully navigate the changing health care delivery system.
Oct 28, 2019
ASCO developed a Decision Aid to assist physician-investigators and research staff in determining whether an adverse event should be reported to the sponsor as an SAE and attributed to the investigational drug.
Oct 21, 2019
Dr. Pierce was elected to the Academy in recognition of her significant contributions to the fields of radiation oncology and breast cancer, as well as her efforts to encourage and support workforce diversity.
Oct 18, 2019
ASCO and the oncology community are deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Bernard Fisher, MD, FASCO. He was 101.
Oct 08, 2019
On November 12, 2019, ASCO will offer its first public education course on the fundamentals of cancer, including how it develops and how it is diagnosed, staged, and treated.
Sep 20, 2019
Dr. Thompson is co-director of the Oncology Precision Medicine Program at Aurora Health Care, an ASCO Board member; associate editor for Cancer.Net and JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics, and member of the TAPUR Molecular Tumor Board. 
Sep 20, 2019
The ASCO Research Community Forum (RCF) has created a new online community to provide a venue for physician investigators and research staff who are conducting and managing clinical trials. 
Sep 20, 2019
ASCO’s Center for Research and Analytics (CENTRA) is now accepting research applications from ASCO members who wish to conduct member surveys for research purposes.
Sep 19, 2019
To help improve public access to medical research from its journals, ASCO has joined the growing list of organizations making their journal content freely available through the UK Access to Research program.