Society & Member News

From the Society features 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 the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO.

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 ascoconnection@asco.org.

Dec 05, 2018
The oncology community mourns the loss of ASCO past president and former SWOG leader Dr. Charles A. Coltman, Jr., who passed away on November 28, 2018. 
Nov 27, 2018
Dr. Schilsky is among the five gastrointestinal oncology professionals honored with OncLive and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers’ 2018 Luminary Awards in GI Cancers.
Nov 15, 2018
ASCO is committed to supporting cancer care providers and patients affected by California wildfires and other natural disasters with resources and information.
Nov 07, 2018
ASCO and the entire oncology community are deeply saddened by the loss of colleague, friend, ASCO Board of Directors member, and geriatric oncology leader Arti Hurria, MD, FASCO, who passed away on November 7, 2018.
Nov 07, 2018
The recommendations are part of an ASCO and Friends of Cancer Research collaboration to broaden eligibility for participating in clinical trials by addressing five specific areas.
Nov 07, 2018
Writers deconstruct complicated issues on care delivery and policy to make them more accessible and allow for conversation.
Nov 07, 2018
ASCO Connection has compiled a list of the most popular courses of 2018, from foundational to more advanced topics. 
Oct 25, 2018
The authors believe that this quality improvement approach is a potential “best practice” for reducing patient opioid use. 
Oct 24, 2018
Through participation in the QTP program, Dr. Leon Bernal-Mizrachi and his colleagues at GCCE worked to boost patients’ adherence to oral anticancer medications by 30%. 
Oct 23, 2018
The award honors their son’s memory and advances the foundation’s mission of increasing awareness of and raising research funds for head and neck cancers.

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