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Policies, Positions & Guidance

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ASCO positions are expressed in policy briefs, policy statements, and letters. ASCO's Government Relations Committee establishes policy priorities on an annual basis and updates them as needed to reflect emerging issues. Current areas of focus include federally funded research, coverage and reimbursement, and health care access. 

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"Precision medicine has begun to transform the lives of many patients with cancer, but its application in clinical practice is enormously complex. ASCO hopes to contribute to and advance the field by providing oncologists with the training, tools, and data they need."
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO Chief Medical Officer