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ASCO Members: Nominate a Colleague for 2021 ASCO Special Awards by October 20, 2020

Sep 30, 2020

As an ASCO member, you know and work with incredible people who have dedicated their lives to conquering cancer. Please help ASCO recognize the best and brightest in the field by nominating an excellent colleague, mentor, teacher, collaborator, leader, or friend for an ASCO Special Award.  

Submitting a nomination takes just a few moments—you will be asked to log in to the nomination page, select an award, enter an individual’s name, and provide brief answers to a few questions about the individual’s contributions and qualifications. You may nominate an individual for more than one award if they meet the criteria for each. The deadline to submit a nomination is October 20, 2020.

ASCO presents Special Awards to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to ASCO, the practice of clinical oncology, people with cancer, or activities that have an impact on public awareness about cancer, its causes, cures, or treatment. All ASCO members are encouraged to take a moment and nominate individuals for the 2021 Special Awards. 

ASCO members may be nominated for: 

Additionally, non-members may be nominated for: 

  • Distinguished Achievement AwardScientists, practitioners, or researchers whose leadership or mentorship has benefited ASCO members and/or their patients. 
  • Partners in Progress Award: Individuals involved in patient advocacy activities that impact public awareness about cancer or that result in legislative or fiscal support for cancer research, treatment, prevention, or care. 
  • Science of Oncology Award and LectureIndividuals known for their major contributions to basic or translational research in cancer. 

Additional criteria and requirements may apply to some awards. The nomination period for the ASCO Special Awards will end on October 20, 2020. The Special Awards will be presented during the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting. 

If you have any questions or require assistance with submitting your nominations, please email specialawards@asco.org 

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