Latest News from ASCO in Action

Latest News from ASCO in Action

July 29, 2014

ASCO volunteers will be participating in the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day in Washington, DC, on Sept. 18 to help bring attention to the need for a sustained federal investment in the National Institutes of Health.

July 29, 2014

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) has introduced the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act that would give Congress the authority to boost the budget of the National Institutes of Health to $46.2 billion by 2021.

July 29, 2014

ASCO’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) is transforming to meet the reporting needs of its members.

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.