Votes received will be officially cast at a special meeting to be held on Thursday, December 5, 2019, from 9:30 to 10:00 AM US EST at ASCO Headquarters at 2318 Mill Road, Suite 800, Alexandria, VA 22314. This notice is issued at the direction of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Only one in four Americans say they incorporate cancer prevention into their daily lives, according to ASCO’s third annual National Cancer Opinion Survey. The survey also found low levels of awareness of known cancer risk factors and that nearly one in four young people believes e-cigarettes are harmless and not addictive.
Registration is will close on Nov. 1 for the Nov. 14 Quality Training Program (QTP) workshop hosted by the Fundación ECO para la Excelencia y la Calidad de la Oncología (ECO) at the Hotel Riu Plaza España in Madrid, Spain. The event precedes the 1st Oncology Quality Care Symposium™ on Nov. 15 and 16 at the same venue.
ASCO is seeking medical institutions in low- and middle-income countries in the Asia-Pacific region to organize one or two live educational courses per year as part of the Society’s International Cancer Corps. The request for proposals process is now open, and all proposals are due December 1.
ASCO Symposia bring together specialists from around the world to offer educational content and the latest scientific discoveries in the respective fields, while providing ample time for networking and collaboration. Upcoming Symposia include the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care in Research, Genitourinary Cancers Symposium and more.