Latest News from ASCO in Action

Latest News from ASCO in Action

May 1, 2015

ASCO, together with 30 organizations, have sent a letter to President Obama asking for his leadership in giving the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority to regulate e-cigarettes and currently unregulated tobacco products.

April 30, 2015

As part of its ongoing effort to improve care, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) will host a demonstration of electronic clinical information sharing, also known as interoperability, on Monday, June 1. The demonstrations will be presented hourly beginning at 9:00 AM CDT at the 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting at the McCormick Place in Chicago.

April 29, 2015

"ASCO is encouraged by the bipartisan efforts of members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to fully examine and develop policies for improving the way we translate research and innovations into improved medical care. We are reviewing the legislative draft and will be offering our full perspective in the coming weeks."

ASCO's ACT Network

ASCO's ACT Network

ALERT CONGRESS TODAY! Use ASCO's ACT Network to contact your elected officials on important policy issues impacting cancer care. 

ASCO Issue Backgrounders

ASCO Issue Backgrounders

ASCO offers issue backgrounders to help provide an overview of the major policy issues that impact patients with cancer and the physicians who care for them. The issue backgrounders cover topics such as reimbursement, health equity, cancer research funding, and more.

Click here to read the backgrounds and help develop your understanding of cancer policy issues.

NIH Funding Educational Series

NIH Funding Educational Series

ASCO explores the decade-long decline in federal funding for cancer research – and why this decline must be reversed. Read more here.