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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 the upcoming ASCO Annual Meeting, 2018 Special Award recipients, ASCO’s inaugural State of Cancer Care in America panel, telemedicine in palliative care, and more.

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  • Excellence in Quality of Patient Care Awardee Announced

    ASCO will honor Douglas W. Blayney, MD, FASCO, medical oncologist and Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, with the Joseph V. Simone Award and Lecture at the 2018 ASCO Quality Care Symposium in Phoenix, AZ.

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  • ASCO CMO Among the 2018 OncLive Giants of Cancer Care

    ASCO’s CMO, Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO, will be inducted into the 2018 class of OncLive® Giants of Cancer Care®. Dr. Schilsky’s recognition in the “Community Outreach/Education/Cancer Policy” category reflects his remarkable contributions to oncology research and clinical practice.

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"I value the broad exposure ASCO affords my specialty throughout the oncology world. All of us have the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in our field and to broadly share our own research."
Clifford Hudis, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO