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.

Jul 02, 2012
Medical Director of the Sandra & Malcolm Berman Cancer Institute at Greater Baltimore Medical Center; Administrative Director of the Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research; Assistant Professor of Oncology at Johns Hopkins University; and ASCO Board of Directors member
Jul 02, 2012
Since 2010, the Conquer Cancer Foundationhas flourished under the leadershipof Board of Directors Chair MartinJ. Murphy, DMedSc, PhD, of AlphaMedConsulting, Inc. In the following interview,Dr. Murphy reflects on the twoand a half years of his tenure thusfar and discusses what...
Jul 01, 2012
July 2012: TheConquer Cancer Foundation presented more than $5 million in grants andawards to more than 200 promising oncology researchers at the 2012 ASCOAnnual Meeting. The Conquer Cancer Foundation and ASCO congratulate the2012 grant and award recipients on their contributions to the field ofoncology and offer their profound thanks to all the...
Jul 01, 2012
 Representatives from each of the 2012 CTPA sites accept their award at the ASCO Annual Meeting. (Left to right) Altru Cancer Center of Altru Health System, Billings Clinic; Derrick L.
Jul 01, 2012
ASCO is a strong supporter of cancer clinical research and has identified insurance coverage of clinical trials as a leading policy priority. You can find information about state and federal coverage laws on ASCO.org’s ASCO in Action section.
Jun 29, 2012
July 2012: Social media channels such as Twitter are gaining increasing acceptance as mechanisms for instantaneous scientific dialogue. Accordingly, ASCO and other professional medical societies are using social media to expand the reach of scientific communications at and around their scientific meetings.
Jun 29, 2012
July 2012: ASCOState/Regional Affiliates provide crucial support for local oncologyprofessionals and patients with cancer. In order to give these statesocieties a greater voice in ASCO and more direct communication withthe Board of Directors, a new State Affiliate Council has been convenedand met for the first time at the 2012 Annual Meeting.
Jun 29, 2012
July 2012: In order to assist oncologists in providingoptimal curative care to patientswho are overweight or obese, ASCOrecently released a clinical practiceguideline on “Appropriate...
Jun 03, 2012
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May 03, 2012
We’re inviting #ASCO12 attendees and our followers on Twitter to join us in Room N228, in the North Building of McCormick Place for engaging conversation, snacks, and of course to tweet.

The Tweetup is first and foremost an opportunity to...

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