Quality Care Symposium Media Resource Center

EMBARGO POLICY

The embargo on all abstracts part of the 2014 Quality Care Symposium will lift at 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, October 14, 2014. An embargoed presscast (virtual press briefing held via teleconference and webinar) will be held at 10:30 AM ET on October 14 for credentialed media.

HOW TO OBTAIN MEDIA CREDENTIALS AND/OR ATTEND THE SYMPOSIUM IN BOSTON

*Media Registration will open on August 18, 2014.

ASCO's Media Headquarters is where you can go to apply for media credentials, register to attend an upcoming meeting, and access embargoed meeting information. For questions about how to navigate the site, please contact mediaregistration@asco.org.

*If you attended the 2014 ASCO Annual Meeting or covered the meeting remotely, you have already been credentialed by ASCO and will have access to the embargoed meeting information and the October 14 Presscast. You only have to register if you want to attend the Symposium in Boston. 

2014 Quality Care Symposium Media Registration and Housing Instructions

Please refer to the 2014 Quality Care Symposium Media Policies for eligibility information.

ACCESS EMBARGOED INFORMATION

Embargoed meeting information will be made available to credentialed media through ASCO's Media Headquarters. Once your media credentials are approved, you will receive email notifications when embargoed information has been posted.

Press Releases

Conquer Cancer Foundation Honors 35 Young Oncologists For Outstanding Contributions To Breast Cancer, Quality Care, Palliative Care Research

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced today the recipients of its 2014 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Breast Cancer, Quality Care, and Palliative Care. This year’s awards recognize 35 young investigators for their high-quality research to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. View the full release.


ASCO’s 2014 Quality Care Symposium Press Program to Highlight Role of Social Factors on Cancer Treatment Disparities and Other Approaches for Improving the Quality of Cancer Care

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced today four studies to be featured in the 2014 Quality Care Symposium press program. Researchers will present the study findings in an embargoed presscast for reporters on Tuesday, October 14, 2014, from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM (EDT). [Please note new time]. View the full release.

Research From ASCO’S 2014 Quality Care Symposium Highlights Impact Of Social Factors on Cancer Treatment Disparities and Approaches For Improving Care

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – New studies released today provide insight on the role social factors play in cancer treatment disparities, as well as effective approaches to improving the quality of care. The research ranges from how parental status influences the treatment choices of people living with advanced cancer to the benefit of tumor board meetings in improving outcomes for lung and colorectal cancer patients.  The studies were released in a presscast today in advance of ASCO’s 2014 Quality Care Symposium. The Symposium will take place October 17-18, 2014, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston. View the full release.

Research from 2014 Quality Care Symposium Highlights Approaches for Improving Quality of Cancer Care

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Six additional studies highlighting approaches for improving quality of cancer care will be presented at the 2014 Quality Care Symposium. The Symposium will take place October 17-18, at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston. View the full release.

OCTOBER 14 PRESSCAST

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MEETING INFORMATION

MEET THE NEWS PLANNING TEAM

MEDIA RESOURCES

  • ASCO Photo Gallery
  • Cancer.Net: Celebrating 10 Years of Helping Patients! Oncologist-approved patient information
  • CancerProgress.Net: Interactive and downloadable charts and timelines and historical commentary on the progress against cancer

ON-SITE INFORMATION

Information About the On-Site Press Facilities

Members of the media receive complimentary access to to the Virtual Meeting. For login details, please contact mediateam@asco.org.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

Interview Requests
mediateam@asco.org
Please do not send media registration requests to this email address.

Media Registration Questions
mediaregistration@asco.org

General Questions About the Meeting
Sydney Gilbert, sydney.gilbert@asco.org