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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 Highlights Federally Funded Research on Capitol Hill

    This month, ASCO held a briefing on Capitol Hill to present Clinical Cancer Advances 2017: ASCO’s Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer to showcase research supported by federal funding and to urge Congress to fund cancer research.

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  • ASCO Advocating for High-Quality Cancer Care as Healthcare Reform Unfolds

    As the new administration and Congress consider proposals to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, ASCO is closely monitoring developments and strongly urging policymakers to provide access to affordable and sufficient healthcare coverage for all Americans.

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  • MACRA Fact Sheets Help Practices Prepare for Quality Reporting

    ASCO has prepared two new fact sheets for its online toolkit to help oncology practices successfully participate in the Quality Payment Program under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

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"ASCO is the world’s largest and arguably most influential oncology organization… a dynamic organization that not only is advancing the frontiers of research, providing outstanding educational opportunities, and defining standards of practice for clinical care, but also influencing public policy."
Anees Chagpar, MD
ASCO Member since 2003