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.

Jun 22, 2011
ASCO-SEP® Online Companion Series: Personalize Your Learning ExperienceAs a companion product to the ASCOSelf Evaluation Program (ASCO-SEP®),ASCO University® is offering a numberof self-assessment modules that allowparticipants to review specific topicsand identify learning gaps in preparationfor the Maintenance of...
Jun 22, 2011
In separate events this spring, members of ASCO’s Leadership Development Program, a year-long program designed to groom future Society leaders, and members of ASCO’s Government Relations Committee and Cancer Research Committee met with members of Congress and key staff to communicate the urgent need to:
Jun 22, 2011
Visit ASCO.org for complete information on the following:
Jun 22, 2011
In the spring, ASCO announced the formation of a new Quality Department, which is tasked with building the next generation of the Society’s quality programs. In addition to developing clinical practice guidelines and other tools to support evidence-based care, the new department is leading efforts to advance adoption of health information...
Jun 22, 2011
In April, ASCO partnered with CollabRxto launch an innovative web-baseddecision-support tool aimed at helpingphysicians and patients learn moreabout possible diagnostic tests, treatments,and clinical trials for particularmolecular subtypes of melanoma.
Jun 22, 2011
In June, ASCO responded to proposed regulations on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in late March. ASCO shared the following recommendations to ensure that the new delivery models established by CMS provide high-quality, high-value care to patients with cancer.
Jun 22, 2011
Since 2009, the Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) has required submission of protocols for all randomized phase II and phase III studies in order to help facilitate manuscript review. Because space constraints limit the details that can be included in a published article, the editors recently decided to make the...
Jun 22, 2011
Ahsan M. Basha, MD, joined Riverside Medical Center, where he will practice at Riverside’s newest location—Riverside Medical Center Specialty Services, in Watseka, Illinois. Dr. Basha specializes in medical oncology and hematology. Prior to joining Riverside Medical Center, he was a partner and practiced general medical oncology and hematology at...
Jun 08, 2011
2011 Annual Meeting Highlights (GI, GU, Breast) - June 23
The webinar will summarize key scientific and educational presentations that are most relevant to practicing oncologists from the 2011 Annual...

Pages