Latest News from ASCO in Action

Latest News from ASCO in Action

July 28, 2015

On July 24, 2015, National Public Radio contributed to the ongoing national conversation on the cost of cancer care with a story about ASCO’s Conceptual Value Framework, which aired during "Moring Edition." ASCO Chief Medical Officer Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO was interviewed in-depth for the story.

July 28, 2015

ASCO submitted comments to CMS on a proposed rule for amending standards related to Medicaid Managed Care (MMC) published in the Federal Register on June 1, 2015. The comments urge CMS to--among other recommendations--ensure that all Medicaid beneficiaries have access to high-quality, high-value cancer care.

July 23, 2015

In the most recent edition of The ASCO Post, CancerLinQ Patient Advisory Committee Member Jim Omel, MD shares the many ways CancerLinQ™ strives to benefit people living with cancer.  Dr. Omel highlights the committee’s commitment to meeting the needs of patients.

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.

Federal Research Funding

Federal Research Funding

 

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