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

Aug 31, 2022
Please help ASCO to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the field by nominating an exceptional colleague, mentor, teacher, collaborator, leader, or friend for a 2023 ASCO Special Award.
Jul 21, 2022
To address widespread cancer misinformation online, Cancer.Net developed a series of blog posts to provide people with cancer and their loved ones with trusted, research-backed answers.
Jul 20, 2022
Until now, patients with lung cancer—the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.—have had few avenues for personalized treatment beyond standard care. For more than 10 years, Dr. Lauren Byers has worked to detect biomarkers.
Jul 20, 2022
Find out what your fellow ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.
Jun 07, 2022
Create customized self-assessments using more than 900 practice questions to reinforce learning and close educational gaps and keep track of your learning with bookmarks and notes.
May 24, 2022
Conquer Cancer Grants & Awards support oncology professionals at every career stage, medical students, and residents to help accelerate research breakthroughs and build an oncology workforce that more fully represents the diversity of individuals with cancer. 
May 11, 2022
Find out what your fellow ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.
May 11, 2022
Using support from a 2018 Young Investigator Award, Dr. Betof Warner is exploring exercise oncology, researching the effects of aerobic exercise on tumor growth and blood supply, drug delivery, and therapeutic efficacy to fill this gap in melanoma care.
Apr 15, 2022
The courses are focused, mobile, and designed to fit into a practitioner’s busy schedule.
Apr 01, 2022
ASCO launched Communities of Practice to foster collaboration within specialty-based groups during the Annual Meeting and throughout the year, starting with clinician medical educators, geriatric oncology specialists, and palliative care clinicians and investigators.