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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.

  • Conquer Cancer Honors Innovative Young Oncology Professionals

    ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation congratulates the recipients of its various grants and awards at the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting.

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  • Check Out “The Best of ASCO Connection Blogs”

    In a special edition of ASCO’s official member magazine, revisit some of the compelling stories penned by ASCO leaders and members from the past year. Topics include practice and patient care, global health, professional development, health policy, and more.

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  • Nominate a Colleague for a 2019 ASCO Special Award

    ASCO is accepting nominations for 2019 Special Awards through July 6. All ASCO members are encouraged to nominate individuals who have made significant contributions to ASCO, the practice of clinical oncology, people with cancer, or activities that have an impact on public awareness about cancer.

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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