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 20, 2017
The Lancet Oncology Commission on Future Research Priorities in the USA recently released its report on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative, which outlines 13 key priority areas for research, as well as metrics designed to be achievable over the next 6 years.
Dec 20, 2017
Debuting this year, “Your Stories: Conquering Cancer” are unscripted conversations between doctors, patients, and caregivers who have been affected by cancer. 
Dec 20, 2017
During its recent Advocacy Summit on Capitol Hill, ASCO interviewed three leading cancer researchers and cancer care providers about the importance of federal funding for the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the potential impact of a decline in federal funding.
Dec 19, 2017
In the final weeks of 2017, lawmakers are finalizing legislation that could impact access to cancer care and cancer research progress.
Dec 19, 2017
ASCO University has launched a new course on medical imaging. The course was designed by imaging experts—with specialties including interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, and nuclear medicine—to create a foundational curriculum, especially for those new to practice.
Dec 19, 2017
In an effort to spread the valuable knowledge inherent in Molecular Tumor Boards (MTBs) discussions, JCO Precision Oncology (JCO PO) will launch a new series publishing real and representative cases that have come before MTBs.
Dec 19, 2017
ASCO’s National Cancer Opinion Survey found that the majority of Americans are unaware of several major risk factors for cancer—most notably obesity, which will soon overtake smoking as the largest preventable cause of cancer in the United States.
Dec 19, 2017
Seven new members were also elected to ASCO Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
Dec 18, 2017
Find updates from your colleagues and fellow ASCO members in this month's edition of Member News.
Dec 18, 2017
Susan G. Komen’s 18-year partnership with ASCO and the Conquer Cancer Foundation has advanced breast cancer research while helping hundreds of thousands of people living with breast cancer. 

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