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 02, 2017
Oncology, more than other specialties, is well known for affecting patients from all walks of life. This places the medical provider in a unique role to provide care for patients from various backgrounds, but the racial disparity in the oncology workforce has room for improvement.
Dec 22, 2016
CCF is excited to partner with David M. Waterhouse, MD, MPH, of Oncology Hematology Care, Cincinnati, OH, to increase awareness for the Foundation’s Campaign to Conquer Cancer.
Aug 24, 2016
If you had cancer as a child, are you more likely to have chronic illnesses as an adult? Can it impact your likelihood of getting married or obtaining a job? If so, what can be done?
Grants From Conquer Cancer Foundation Transcend Borders, Provide Key Funds For Research Projects in Mexico
Aug 24, 2016
Funding from the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO enabled Enrique Soto Pérez De Celis, MD, to create the first geriatric oncology clinic in Mexico, and to start his first research project as a principal investigator in geriatric oncology.
Jun 28, 2016
Research can be extremely rewarding for fellows, as a successful project may lead to intellectual satisfaction, a sense of accomplishment, and useful contributions to our body of knowledge, but it can be challenging to find the time, mentorship and funding required.
Conquer Cancer Foundation Supports Oncologists Driving Change in Global Cancer Care with LIFe and IDEA Awards
May 11, 2016
The 2016 Long-term International Fellowship and International Development and Education Awards provide vital opportunities for oncologists in low- and middle-income countries to receive valuable training and experience to improve cancer care in their home countries.
Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Recognizes Future Pioneers in Cancer Research, Promotes Innovation in Cancer Care
Apr 29, 2016
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO congratulates the recipients of the 2016 Annual Meeting Merit Awards, Oncology Trainee Travel Awards, Medical Student Rotation Awards for Underrepresented Populations, and Resident Travel Awards for Underrepresented Populations.
Apr 26, 2016
Dr. Jane C. Wright was instrumental in establishing ASCO as a new society during a pivotal time. This award pays tribute to her remarkable leadership at ASCO, her many contributions to the field of oncology, and her tenacity in finding a cure for cancer.
Sarah S. Donaldson, MD, FASCO, Named Inaugural Recipient of Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award
Apr 08, 2016
The Conquer Cancer Foundation will present its first annual Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award to Sarah S. Donaldson, MD, FASCO, a globally recognized pediatric radiation oncology expert, inspiring professor, and devoted mentor, during the 2016 ASCO Annual Meeting.