Latest News from ASCO in Action

Latest News from ASCO in Action

April 24, 2015

ASCO has launched an online resource page aimed at helping members—and the broader oncology community—to evaluate the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation's (CMMI) Oncology Care Model (OCM), decide whether to participate in the model, and guide practices through the application process.

April 21, 2015

Members of the ASCO State Affiliate Council met with Senate and House lawmakers and staff to discuss how the decisions made by Congress directly affect cancer care throughout the country—with a focus on interoperability of health records, the proliferation of pathways and accelerating the pace of cures in the U.S.

April 21, 2015

The American Society of Clinical Oncology has submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on their draft guidance on Individual Patient Expanded Access applications. 

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.