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

Mar 22, 2017
The op-ed follows ASCO’s official statement that expressed strong opposition to the proposed NIH cuts and stressed that our nation’s biomedical research infrastructure must catch up with sustained increases in future years to meet the possibility of today’s science.
Mar 22, 2017
ASCO has released its fourth annual State of Cancer Care in America, 2017 report, which examines the tremendous transformation that is occurring in the cancer care delivery system.
Mar 20, 2017
Four International Innovation Grants will support innovative projects in Peru, Lebanon, Mexico, and Nigeria, focusing on the early diagnosis of childhood cancer, toxicity management, and enhancing palliative care.
Mar 14, 2017
ASCO and the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO (CCF) proudly announce the winners of ASCO’s Special Awards, the Society’s highest honors, and the CCF Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award. The recipients of these awards include researchers, patient advocates, and global oncology leaders who have worked to transform cancer care around the world...
Mar 08, 2017
ASCO's big data initiative is poised to improve care for every patient with cancer and help oncologists meet quality reporting requirements more efficiently, so that they can spend more time on direct patient care and research.
Mar 07, 2017
These young investigators were recognized for the scientific merit of their abstracts and their valuable contributions to their areas of study, and accepted their awards and presented their research findings at recent thematic symposia.
Mar 03, 2017
Dustin Deming, MD, knew fairly early in his career that he wanted to study colorectal cancer. What he did not know was that the effort to conquer colorectal cancer would become personal: he was diagnosed with the disease in 2012.
Mar 03, 2017
Howard A. (Skip) Burris III, MD, Susan Cohn, MD, FASCO, Gerald J. McDougall, and Don Welsh will help lead the Foundation’s efforts to fund the brightest minds in cancer research while supporting the missions of ASCO and CCF.
Mar 02, 2017
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Mar 02, 2017
Provost and chief scientific officer for City of Hope; member of City of Hopes Executive Team; director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center; Irell & Manella Cancer Center Directors Distinguished Chair; director of Beckman Research Institute and the Irell & Manella...