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

Jan 23, 2019
A new assessment option for oncologists, the ABIM/ASCO Medical Oncology: Learning & Assessment, will become available in 2020 and will take the place of ABIM’s Knowledge Check-In in Medical Oncology.
Jan 08, 2019
Dr. Mendelsohn passed away on January 7, 2019, at age 82. 
Jan 07, 2019
The ASCO Research Community Forum 2018 Annual Meeting brought together its largest meeting to date to discuss challenges and creative solutions in conducting and managing clinical trials.
Jan 07, 2019
Find out what your fellows ASCO members have been up to in this month's edition of Member News.
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.