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About ASCO

Founded in 1964, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is the world's leading professional organization for physicians and oncology professionals caring for people with cancer.

  • Apply for a Conquer Cancer Research Grant

    Applications are open for Conquer Cancer’s Young Investigator Award (YIA) and Career Development Award (CDA). The YIA provides research funding to early-career investigators. The CDA provides funding to clinical investigators as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program.

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  • ASCO President on Caring for and Learning From Patients

    In the latest issue of ASCO's official member magazine, 2018-2019 ASCO President Dr. Monica M. Bertagnolli shares the inspiration behind her presidential theme, how she beats burnout, and why diversity is so important in oncology and medical leadership.

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  • Palliative and Supportive Care Award Recipient Announced

    ASCO will honor Dr. Jennifer S. Temel, a thoracic oncologist and palliative care expert, with its Walther Cancer Foundation Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Endowed Award and Lecture at the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium.

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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