About ASCO

Founded in 1964, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is the world's leading professional organization for physicians and oncology professionals caring for people with cancer.

  • Monica M. Bertagnolli, MD, Elected ASCO President for 2018-19 Term

    A long-time member and volunteer, Dr. Bertagnolli will serve as President of ASCO beginning in June 2018. Additionally, three new members were elected to the ASCO Board of Directors, as well as two new members to the ASCO Nominating Committee.

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  • ASCO Awarded Joint Accreditation

    ASCO is now accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center to provide medicine, pharmacy, and nursing continuing medical education programs for health care professionals.

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  • Check Out the January 2017 Issue of ASCO Connection

    This month, ASCO’s official member publication features profiles on newly elected Society leaders, a breakdown of MACRA, and a 2017 Symposia Preview.

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Random Quote

"As medical professionals and as a Society, we must all continue to evolve and transform cancer care and research with each new discovery."
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO
ASCO Immediate Past President