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Research & Progress

ASCO advances clinical research through scientific meetings, educational programs, and peer-reviewed journals designed to help translate research results into quality care.

  • Leading Cancer Groups Collaborate to Guide Health Disparities Research

    ASCO has released a joint statement with the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Cancer Society, and the National Cancer Institute to chart the future of cancer health disparities research.

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  • FDA Allows Informed Consent Waiver for Minimal Risk Research

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a guidance, effective immediately, allowing for an Institutional Review Board to waive informed consent requirements for clinical investigations that include adequate protections for human subjects and present a minimal risk.

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  • Research Community Forum Annual Meeting

    A new ASCO Connection blog post by ASCO CMO Richard Schilsky, MD, FACP, FSCT, FASCO, highlights the upcoming ASCO Research Community Forum Annual Meeting. Find out why you should join colleagues from research sites across the country for this unique event on September 24-25.

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Random Quote

"As medical professionals and as a Society, we must all continue to evolve and transform cancer care and research with each new discovery."
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO
ASCO Immediate Past President