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

Dec 20, 2011
ASCO’s recently launched “ASCO in Action” site ( members stay abreast of public policy issues affecting the oncologycommunity and coordinates and facilitates responses to policymakers.The site could not have launched at a more critical time as...
Dec 20, 2011
Patients can learn what to expect after cancertreatment in ASCO’s new booklet, CancerSurvivorship: Next Steps for Patients and TheirFamilies. Content includes:
Dec 20, 2011
Stop by the ASCO University Bookstore in theExhibit Hall at the Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium (January 19-21) and the Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (February 2-4)to pick up samples. Detailed guides and factsheets on several types of gastrointestinaland genitourinary cancers...
Dec 20, 2011
Members of the rock band No Evidence of Disease—most ASCO members and all gynecologic oncologists—play for fun and cancer awareness
Dec 20, 2011
Director of Research at Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Indiana; medical oncologist, partner, and Vice President of Michiana Hematology Oncology, PC; principal investigator, Northern Indiana Cancer Research Consortium; and ASCO Board of Directors member
Dec 14, 2011
Benefit for Stanford Women’s Cancer Center Garners More Than $1 Million
Dec 12, 2011
The Society sadly marks the passing of oncologist, author, and performer Robert A. Buckman, MD, PhD, who passed away in his sleep on October 9, 2011, at age 63. 
Dec 07, 2011
Nine members have been elected to Society leadership roles commencing at the 2012 ASCO Annual Meeting.

  Clifford A. Hudis, MD
Nov 22, 2011
  Derrick Cox, MD | Photograph by Bill Wippert Cancer doesn’t care where you come from and it couldn’t care less about your zip code.
Sep 29, 2011
A new video interview highlighting the progress made in cancer research over the past 40 years has been added to CancerProgress.Net.