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ASCO: A Written History

ASCO was founded in 1964 by a small group of physician members of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR). These physicians recognized the need for the creation of a separate Society dedicated to issues unique to clinical oncology.

Explore ASCO's past through this series of in-depth articles on major milestones.

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"I value the broad exposure ASCO affords my specialty throughout the oncology world. All of us have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our field and to broadly share our own research."
Clifford Hudis, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO