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Advocacy

To improve patient care, ASCO advocates for increased federal funding for research, greater health care access, value in cancer care, and payment reform.

  • Advocate for Oncology Priorities During ASCO's Week of Action

    ASCO's annual Advocacy Summit and Week of Action starts on April 12. All ASCO members are invited to advocate for policies to improve access to high-quality, equitable cancer care.

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  • Goal to Increase HPV Vaccine Awareness, Access, & Research

    The Association for Clinical Oncology endorsed the “PREVENT HPV Cancers Act,” which was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would increase research on, awareness of, and access to the vaccine which prevents the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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  • ASCO Congratulates New Secretary of Health and Human Services

    The Association for Clinical Oncology congratulates Xavier Becerra on his confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Secretary Becerra is now in a key position to lead HHS. 

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"ASCO is leading the move to a new data-driven era of discovery in clinical oncology."
Peter Paul Yu, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO President, 2014-15