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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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"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