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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"ASCO is leading the move to a new data-driven era of discovery in clinical oncology."
Peter Paul Yu, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO President, 2014-15