Grants & Awards

May 15, 2018
ASCO's Conquer Cancer Foundation is excited to announce the recipients of its 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards, Medical Student Rotations for Underrepresented Populations, Resident Travel Awards for Underrepresented Populations, and Long-term International Fellowship.
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 24, 2018
Promising breakthroughs in cancer care don’t happen overnight; they result after years of hard work. Yet many are unaware of the vast resources necessary to fuel cutting-edge research projects.
Apr 23, 2018
The longstanding collaboration between Breast Cancer Research Foundation and Conquer Cancer has resulted in supporting talented and rigorously vetted early-career physician-scientists through the Young Investigator Award and other Conquer Cancer programs.
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.
Feb 26, 2018
ASCO's Conquer Cancer Foundation announced the recipients of its 2018 International Innovation Grants (IIG) and International Development and Education Awards (IDEA), which support oncology professionals in low- and middle-income countries.
Feb 21, 2018
ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation congratulates the 70 recipients of its 2018 Merit Awards in gastrointestinal cancers, clinical immuno-oncology, genitourinary cancers, and cancer survivorship.
Jan 19, 2018
When a cutting-edge cancer tool becomes available, minorities such as African Americans and older patients often have less access to it than other populations. Dr. Reeder-Hayes and her team are trying to determine why.
Dec 20, 2017
Chibuike Chigbu, MBBS, FWACS, of the University of Nigeria, served as principal investigator for one of the first projects supported by an IIG, “Impact of community health educators on uptake of cervical and breast cancer screening and HPV vaccination in rural southeast Nigeria.”
Dec 15, 2017
“When I was a kid, I wanted to be an astronaut,” Dr. Zhang recalled. “Later, I became interested in physics – but in high school, my father was diagnosed with cancer, and he passed away within a year, so that changed my whole career path.”