Advocacy & Policy

To improve patient care, ASCO advocates for increased federal funding for research, greater health care access, value in cancer care, and payment reform.

  • ASCO Holds Inaugural Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC

    ASCO launched a major effort to raise the profile of important cancer issues on Capitol Hill. The Society hosted its first annual Advocacy Summit, where ASCO members met with over 100 Congressional offices, in conjunction with an advertising campaign and Virtual Hill Day on September 22.

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  • Watch Advocacy 101 Webinar: Preparing ASCO Advocates for Legislative Success

    ASCO’s new webinar explains the legislative process and how to be an effective advocate for the cancer community.

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  • ASCO Members Advocate for Key Cancer Care Priorities

    ASCO members participated in visits with their Congressional representatives during the August recess to advocate for cancer  priorities, like oral parity, federal funding for cancer research, and interoperability.

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Random Quote

"As medical professionals and as a Society, we must all continue to evolve and transform cancer care and research with each new discovery."
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO
ASCO Immediate Past President