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

Jun 02, 2018
Major studies released today provide updates on Lynch syndrome, lung cancer, and advanced breast cancer.
Jun 01, 2018
New cancer research released today explores racial and gender differences in cancer treatment and outcomes, patient-doctor communication, and the cost of colorectal cancer treatment.
May 30, 2018
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 Advanced Clinical Research Award, Career Development Awards, Young Investigator Awards, Global Oncology Young Investigator Awards, and Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Research Fellowship. 
May 17, 2018
Dr. Hudis will be recognized this weekend by his alma mater, Drexel University, with a Lifetime Achievement Award, given to a graduate in honor of outstanding achievements in their professional life, personal integrity and stature, and lasting contributions to their profession.
May 11, 2018
Congratulations to ASCO’s Chief Medical Officer, Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO, who is recognized as an OncLive® Giant of Cancer Care® for his remarkable contributions to oncology research and clinical practice.
May 10, 2018
Congratulations to Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FASCO, who ASCO recognized with the Joseph V. Simone Award and Lecture for Excellence in Quality and Safety in the Care of Patients with Cancer.
Apr 25, 2018
Learn more about some of the self-assessment resources ASCO University offers, including the Personalized Learning Dashboard, ASCO-SEP 6th Edition, and app-based courses. 
Apr 25, 2018
ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Round 1 of reporting is open for registration and data abstraction until Friday, June 1, 2018.
Apr 25, 2018
All ASCO members are encouraged to nominate individuals for the 2019 Special Awards by July 6, 2018.
Apr 13, 2018
ASCO Connection interviews ASCO Board of Directors member Stephen B. Edge, MD, FACS, FASCO, who shares his personal motto and what he would say to someone thinking about entering the field of oncology.