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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.

  • Merit Awards Honor 70 Researchers

    Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, honored the quality and scientific merit of 70 oncology researchers’ findings with Merit Awards in gastrointestinal cancers, clinical immuno-oncology, genitourinary cancers, and cancer survivorship. The research findings were presented at recent thematic symposia.

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  • Your Stories: Conquering Cancer

    Cancer can be more than just a villain in your story. Produced by the Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO, the Your Stories podcast series features unscripted conversations between patients, doctors, and caregivers whose lives cancer interrupted.

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  • Clinical Cancer Advances 2018

    Now in its 13th edition, Clinical Cancer Advances is ASCO's annual report highlighting progress in clinical cancer research, care, and policy, and previewing where cancer science is headed.

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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