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Providing the best cancer care requires a robust team of uniquely qualified cancer care providers. ASCO recognizes the important role oncology nurses, research assistants, and other health care specialists play in delivering quality care. That’s why ASCO has built a wide range of products and benefits specially developed to deliver the information and resources needed to provide the most effective cancer care on a daily basis.

Affiliated Health Professional membership is available to affiliated health professionals in oncology, including oncology nurses, research assistants, and other health specialists, who are not eligible for Full membership, Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist membership, or Advanced Practice Provider membership and who:

  • Devote a majority of their professional activity to the care and treatment of patients with cancer, and
  • Function as integral members of a team of oncologists caring for patients with cancer or conducting clinical cancer research.

Annual Dues: $150, plus a $35 one-time initiation fee

Benefits of Affiliated Health Professional Membership

Premier Oncology Periodicals

Career and Educational Development Resources

Exclusive Access and Savings at ASCO Meetings

Practice Improvement Tools

Eligibility for ASCO Activities

Legal and Regulatory Updates


* International members receive The ASCO Post online only.


Former ASCO CEO, Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO, a member since 1980, speaks about the benefits of ASCO membership.