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

Oct 18, 2017
Voting is now open in the ASCO election. Make your voice heard before December 4, 2017.
Oct 15, 2017
Nominate exceptional female mentors for the Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) Mentorship Awards, which aim to recognize and promote the work of women who are both leaders and role models in oncology.
Oct 04, 2017
Dr. Press, a lymphoma specialist and clinical researcher, passed away on October 2, 2017, due to complications from glioma.
Sep 20, 2017
On September 24th, ASCO is proud to join with other leading cancer organizations around the world in recognizing World Cancer Research Day, a global initiative that aims to raise awareness about the critical importance of cancer research. 
Sep 20, 2017
ASCO will honor Anthony L. Back, MD, medical oncologist and palliative care expert, with its inaugural Walther Cancer Foundation Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Endowed Award and Lecture.
Sep 19, 2017
ASCO and several leading cancer organizations from around the world have joined together to raise awareness for World Cancer Research Day.
Sep 13, 2017
Nominations are now open for ASCO and the Conquer Cancer Foundation's Special Awards, which recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to ASCO, clinical oncology, people with cancer, or public awareness about cancer.
Sep 07, 2017
The American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, and American Society of Clinical Oncology are working with the American Board of Internal Medicine to explore the development of collaborative pathways through which physicians can maintain board certification.
Sep 06, 2017
Dr. Michael P. Kosty is the medical director for Scripps Green Cancer Center; director of Graduate Medical Education and Hematology and Medical Oncology programs at Scripps Clinic; and ASCO Board of Directors member.
Sep 06, 2017
ASCO has developed a MACRA Decision Tree tool to help practices find precise information on their QPP participation status, and any applicable MIPS exceptions, based on practice- or provider-specific information.