Conquer Cancer Foundation Builds International Bridges for the Oncology Community with LIFe, IDEA Awards
May 08, 2017
This year’s awards honor 25 recipients, and provide vital opportunities for oncologists in low- and middle-income countries to gain useful experience to improve cancer care in their home countries.
Conquer Cancer Foundation Recognizes Global Oncology Researchers with International Innovation Grant
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 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 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.