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

Mar 22, 2022
Like the patron saint of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which he led as its first CEO and founding director, Dr. Donald P. Pinkel devoted his life to what others considered hopeless causes in pediatric medicine.
Mar 09, 2022
Find out what your fellow ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.
Mar 09, 2022
Learning is a science, and the leadership and staff in ASCO’s ESPD Department have been evaluating the Society’s educational offerings and updating them in accordance with the latest evidence about how people process, retain, and apply it.
Mar 08, 2022
To help guide patients as they make major decisions about treatment, Dr. Surbhi Sidana studied how patients experience and perceive quality of life and care while participating in clinical trials and now works to address structural roadblocks to clinical trial enrollment. 
Mar 07, 2022
ASCO has been in ongoing communication with oncology care providers in Ukraine and in the neighboring countries that are receiving the majority of Ukrainian refugees, as well as working with WHO and other organizations around the world to provide and coordinate assistance.
Mar 02, 2022
ASCO stands with our Ukrainian members, the worldwide oncology community, and healthcare providers around the globe in condemning Russia’s unprovoked war on Ukraine. 
Feb 22, 2022
Dr. Peppercorn will begin serving as the editor designee of JCO OP on March 1, 2022, and as editor-in-chief on September 1. 
Feb 22, 2022
ASCO is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Paul Farmer on February 21, 2022.
Feb 18, 2022
In 2022, ASCO is providing more opportunities for its members to earn points toward a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO) designation.
Jan 14, 2022
Find out what your fellow ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.