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 08, 2021
Dr. Ogie M. Ezeoke is a categorical pediatric PGY-2 at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. “I feel I must have fallen in love with the city, coming to the ASCO Annual Meeting every year but one, starting from 2013!” she said. 
Mar 07, 2021
The ASCO Quiz Builder is a robust tool on ASCO eLearning that learners can use to generate personalized quizzes from a large bank of patient case–based, multiple-choice questions.
Mar 07, 2021
Even though Dr. Smita Bhatia began her career in a male-dominated field, she did not let this deter her from finding success.
Feb 08, 2021
Ms. Green will guide ASCO’s internal and external initiatives aimed at achieving the Society’s equity, diversity, and inclusion goals.
Feb 02, 2021
ASCO and the oncology community are saddened by the news that past president Dr. Emil J Freireich passed away on February 1, 2021.
Feb 02, 2021
ASCO recognized the treatment advances made possible by molecular testing for patients with gastrointestinal cancers as the Advance of the Year.
Jan 25, 2021
“I’m proud of the progress we’ve made, but as I look back on my career, I realize that conquering cancer will take more than one lifetime,” said Dr. Stephen A. Cannistra.
Jan 21, 2021
ASCO and the oncology community are deeply saddened by the news that Joseph V. Simone, MD, passed away on January 21, 2021. He was 85.
Jan 15, 2021
The ASCO Research Community Forum serves as a go-to resource for all members of the oncology research community, including physician investigators, research staff, and those involved in community- and academic-based research programs.
Jan 14, 2021
Find out what your fellow ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.