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

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.
Jan 14, 2021
Dr. S. Gail Eckhardt acknowledges the importance and impact of mentoring women oncologists in the early years of their career.
Jan 13, 2021
ASCO eLearning is offering new and updated online resources. With ASCO’s new Quiz Builder and an updated edition of ASCO-SEP, learners are able to generate their own self-assessments and stay up-to-date on new drugs and changes in patient care.
Jan 12, 2021
A board-certified oncologist, physician-scientist, and data science expert, Dr. Khozin is a proven leader and visionary in deploying cutting-edge data science and technology solutions to advance biomedical research and patient care.
Jan 08, 2021
Conquer Cancer-supported researchers Dr. Ramy Sedhom and Dr. Arjun Gupta discuss a recent project and ongoing research on quality and value aspects of palliative care.
Dec 21, 2020
ASCO’s Road to Recovery Report: Learning from the COVID-19 Experience to Improve Clinical Research and Cancer Care intends to make cancer care and research opportunities more accessible to and equitable for patients in every community.
Dec 16, 2020
Project N95 is offering qualified U.S.-based ASCO members an opportunity to purchase Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including N95 masks, gowns, and face shields.