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

May 10, 2018
Congratulations to Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FASCO, who ASCO recognized with the Joseph V. Simone Award and Lecture for Excellence in Quality and Safety in the Care of Patients with Cancer.
Apr 25, 2018
Learn more about some of the self-assessment resources ASCO University offers, including the Personalized Learning Dashboard, ASCO-SEP 6th Edition, and app-based courses. 
Apr 25, 2018
ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Round 1 of reporting is open for registration and data abstraction until Friday, June 1, 2018.
Apr 25, 2018
All ASCO members are encouraged to nominate individuals for the 2019 Special Awards by July 6, 2018.
Apr 13, 2018
ASCO Connection interviews ASCO Board of Directors member Stephen B. Edge, MD, FACS, FASCO, who shares his personal motto and what he would say to someone thinking about entering the field of oncology.
Apr 05, 2018
CancerLinQ LLC will initiate a global search for a permanent CEO to oversee the continued expansion and implementation of CancerLinQ, ASCO’s big data platform designed to improve the quality of care for people with cancer.
Mar 30, 2018
Dr. Bosserman will succeed current editor in chief Dr. John V. Cox when his term concludes at the end of 2018.
Mar 30, 2018
The Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Awards honor extraordinary female leaders in oncology who have both excelled as mentors and demonstrated outstanding commitment to the professional development of women colleagues as clinicians, educators, and researchers in oncology.
Mar 29, 2018
Ms. Durham, who served on the CancerLinQ Patient Advisory Committee, passed away on March 26, 2018. 
Mar 22, 2018
Dr. Holland passed away on March 22, 2018, at age 92.