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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.

  • Check Out The Latest Issue of ASCO Connection

    This issue of ASCO’s official member publication highlights federally funded cancer researchers, global oncology perspectives, clinical trials eligibility criteria, and more.

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    Stay connected to the cancer conversation by listening to ASCO podcasts that offer analysis and commentary on topics ranging from cancer policy and practice to the latest research, therapies, and guidelines.

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  • ASCO CMO Honored with GI Cancers Award

    ASCO’s CMO, Dr. Richard L. Schilsky, was among the five gastrointestinal oncology professionals honored with OncLive® and The Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers’ 2018 Luminary Awards in GI Cancers.

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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