Top 5 Advances in Modern Oncology

To mark ASCO’s 50th anniversary, the Society called on the cancer community to help select the five most pivotal clinical cancer research advances since ASCO’s founding. The ballot consisted of 32 advances drawn from Cancer Progress’s Major Milestones timeline. Over 2,000 votes were cast to determine the Top Five Advances in the field.

Over 2,000 voters selected the following Top 5 Advances in Modern Oncology.

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"Precision medicine has begun to transform the lives of many patients with cancer, but its application in clinical practice is enormously complex. ASCO hopes to contribute to and advance the field by providing oncologists with the training, tools, and data they need."
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO Chief Medical Officer