Quality Care Symposium Media Resource Center

EMBARGO POLICY

The embargo on all abstracts part of the 2013 Quality Care Symposium will lift at 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. An embargoed presscast (virtual press briefing held via teleconference and webinar) will be held at 12:00 noon ET on October 29 for credentialed media.

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

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 2013 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 29 Presscast. You only have to register if you want to attend the Symposium in San Diego.

Please note that media registration is a three-step process:

  1. Accreditation – Please refer to the 2013 Quality Care Symposium Media Policies for eligibility information
  2. Registration – Once media credentials are approved, you will be able to log back into Media Headquarters and submit an onsite registration request for the Symposium
  3. Housing Reservation – Once your onsite media registration is approved by ASCO staff, you can make a housing reservation.

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.

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

Press Releases

2013 Quality Care Symposium to Highlight Advances in Cancer Care Quality
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Three key studies from the 2013 Quality Care Symposium and the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) second "Top Five" list of opportunities to improve the quality and value of cancer care will be highlighted in an embargoed presscast for reporters on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, from 12:00-1:30 PM (EDT). See full release.

Research From ASCO’s 2013 Quality Care Symposium Highlights Advances in Improving Care
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – New studies released today reveal the effectiveness of several creative new strategies to improve care for people with cancer. These approaches range from a physician training tool centered on virtual patient scenarios to new, standardized criteria for ensuring that patients are referred to palliative care. The studies were released in a presscast today in advance of ASCO’s 2013 Quality Care Symposium. The Symposium will take place November 1-2, 2013, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. See full release.

New Studies Highlight ASCO’s Innovative Programs to Improve the Quality of Cancer Patient Care
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Five studies to be presented at the 2013 Quality Care Symposium demonstrate the current and potential impact of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) initiatives to achieve higher-quality cancer care with better outcomes for patients. Key presentations at the conference center on the development of ASCO’s ground-breaking “big data” initiative, CancerLinQ™; on a novel program to improve palliative care in oncology; and on the impact of the Society’s Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®). The Symposium will take place November 1-2, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. See full release.

Studies from 2013 Quality Care Symposium Highlight Findings in Improving Quality of Cancer Care
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Eight additional studies to be presented at the 2013 Quality Care Symposium provide insight on how oncology practices can improve the quality of care they provide. The Symposium will take place November 1 – 2, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego. See full release.

OCTOBER 29 PRESSCAST

MEETING INFORMATION

2014 information coming soon!

MEET THE NEWS PLANNING TEAM

Olatoyosi Odenike, MD - Chair
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Gregory A. Masters, MD, FACP, FASCO
Medical Oncology Hemology Consult, PA
Newark, DE

Marjorie Glass Zauderer, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
 

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
Aaron Tallent, aaron.tallent@asco.org