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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 Releases Position Statement on Access to Investigational Drugs

    ASCO supports increasing access to investigational new treatment options for patients with cancer while raising serious concerns about “right-to-try” legislation.

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  • ASCO Announces 2017-2018 Health Policy Fellowship Class

    Alexander Chin, MD, MBA, and Joanna C. Yang, MD, have been selected for the 2017-2018 ASCO Health Policy Fellowship program, now entering its second year.

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  • ASCO Endorses Dr. Barbara McAneny for AMA President-Elect

    ASCO has endorsed Barbara McAneny, MD, MACP, FASCO, in her campaign for President-Elect of the American Medical Association.

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"I value the broad exposure ASCO affords my specialty throughout the oncology world. All of us have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our field and to broadly share our own research."
Clifford Hudis, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO