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.

Jan 07, 2019
More than 100 teams from oncology practices around the United States and the world have participated in ASCO’s Quality Training Program.
Jan 07, 2019
A global thought leader in the spheres of cancer care and research, ASCO takes a position on certain key issues affecting its members and the patients they serve.
Jan 07, 2019
The Journal of Clinical Oncology’s author-friendly submission programs are taking time off the publication process for health care professionals. 
Jan 04, 2019
In November, ASCO convened publishers, editors, researchers, patient advocates, and representatives from nonprofit and government funders, health care companies, and data repositories to discuss the goals of and challenges surrounding data sharing in clinical oncology research.
Jan 04, 2019
Dr. Hong passed away on January 2, 2019. He was 76.
Jan 03, 2019
Breakthrough: A Global Summit for Oncology Innovators, a new meeting focused on the intersection of medicine, scientific discovery, and innovations in technology, will take place October 11-13, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand.
Dec 18, 2018
Six new members were also elected to the ASCO Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
Dec 10, 2018
ASCO is seeking leaders in education to join its Education Council, which is responsible for prioritizing programs to address educational gaps, advising on the latest in educational tools and strategies, assessing new education program proposals, and more. 
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.

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