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

Feb 26, 2018
ASCO's Conquer Cancer Foundation announced the recipients of its 2018 International Innovation Grants (IIG) and International Development and Education Awards (IDEA), which support oncology professionals in low- and middle-income countries.
Feb 21, 2018
ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation congratulates the 70 recipients of its 2018 Merit Awards in gastrointestinal cancers, clinical immuno-oncology, genitourinary cancers, and cancer survivorship.
Feb 14, 2018
New guidelines developed collaboratively by ASCO and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network offer clinicians much-needed recommendations for assessment and management of side effects related to immune checkpoint inhibitors. 
Feb 05, 2018
ASCO is inviting all oncology practices to participate in the annual Survey of Oncology Practice Operations, which looks at the current state of business and operational issues in oncology.
Jan 30, 2018
In Clinical Cancer Advances 2018: ASCO's Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer, ASCO recognized a type of adoptive cell immunotherapy, chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy, as the Advance of the Year.
Dec 27, 2017
ASCO and the oncology community mourn the loss of Jimmie Holland, MD, who passed away on December 24, 2017, at age 89. Known as the founder of psycho-oncology, Dr. Holland was The Attending Psychiatrist and Wayne E. Chapman Chair at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center and Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell...
Dec 21, 2017
CancerLinQ LLC and Tempus and Precision HealthAI have entered into an agreement that will accelerate development and delivery of high-quality, de-identified clinical databases for use by CancerLinQ®, its oncologist subscribers, partners, and the broader cancer community.
Dec 21, 2017
Decisions about cancer treatment are personal, and patients need to feel comfortable with their choices, including the choice to participate in a clinical trial. But many people don’t know where to start.
Dec 20, 2017
In fall 2017, ASCO announced the launch of processes for researchers to access ASCO-generated information from CancerLinQ and other ASCO programs.
Dec 20, 2017
Mr. Gavin was known to begin his talks by saying, “I am alive today by the grace of God and because I was part of a cancer research clinical trial.”