April 21, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – CancerLinQ LLC announced today that it has completed agreements with 36 oncology practices from around the country to begin implementing CancerLinQ™, the groundbreaking health information technology (HIT) platform that will harness big data analytics to help oncologists rapidly improve high-quality care to patients with cancer. CancerLinQ LLC is a wholly-owned nonprofit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

March 25, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced today a new certificate program designed for advanced practitioners entering oncology care settings.

March 17, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Debra A. Patt, MD, MPH, MBA, has been named editor-in-chief of the new JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics (JCO CCI), a publication of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). 

March 14, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today announced it has begun recruiting patients with advanced cancer for its first-ever clinical trial, the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) study.  The trial will evaluate molecularly-targeted cancer drugs and collect data on clinical outcomes to help learn additional uses of these drugs outside of indications already approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Patients enrolled in the study will have access to these cancer drugs at no cost.

February 4, 2016

Three Industry Leaders Join the CancerLinQ™ Team to Help Guide Big-Data Initiative

December 5, 2015

The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has received a second $1 million from Susan G. Komen® toward the development of CancerLinQ™, a big data project that aims to rapidly improve the overall quality of cancer care. This donation builds on Komen’s previous support of this initiative.

September 23, 2015

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced today the publication of seven articles in its new Journal of Global Oncology (JGO). The first articles for this online-only, open-access journal are now available at www.jgo.org.

September 3, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Co-sponsors of the 2015 Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium announced today three abstracts that will be highlighted in the meeting’s official Press Program. 

August 26, 2015

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) announced today their partnership to expand the reach of the Journal of Global Oncology (JGO), a new open-access journal that will focus on cancer care, research, and care delivery issues unique to countries and settings with limited healthcare resources.

July 22, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Ronald A. “Ronnie” Andrews, Jr., has joined the Board of Governors of CancerLinQ LLC, a wholly owned non-profit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) established for the development and operation of CancerLinQ™.  Mr. Andrews has nearly 30 years of experience in the clinical and molecular diagnostics industry, ten of which were as executives for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Life Technologies, General Electric (GE) and Clarient Inc. 

July 7, 2015

Kevin Fitzpatrick has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CancerLinQ LLC, a wholly owned non-profit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Mr. Fitzpatrick, who is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), will begin his new role on August 3.

May 30, 2015

CHICAGO – Results from five late-breaking studies released today at the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) 51st Annual Meeting provide important new treatment options for patients with common and rare cancers. They include new or refined therapies for melanoma, prostate and breast cancers, which are together diagnosed in more than 500,000 Americans annually. 

February 3, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) announced today the appointment of David Kerr, MD, DSc, as founding Editor-in-Chief of the Society’s new Journal of Global Oncology (JGO). Prof. Kerr will set the editorial scope and vision for JGO, an online-only, open-access journal that will focus on cancer care, research, and care delivery issues unique to countries and settings with limited healthcare resources.

January 29, 2015

CHICAGO – The American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) wholly owned non-profit subsidiary, CancerLinQ LLC, will provide the first demonstration of its groundbreaking health information technology (HIT) platform at ASCO’s 51st Annual Meeting.  

January 21, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CancerLinQ LLC, will use the SAP HANA® platform in the development of ASCO’s CancerLinQ™. CancerLinQ is a groundbreaking health information technology (HIT) platform that will harness Big Data to deliver high-quality care to patients with cancer. It is one of the only major cancer data initiatives being developed and led by physicians with the primary purpose of improving patient care.

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