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Advocacy & Policy

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

  • New ASCO in Action Podcast Highlights State Advocacy

    Dr. Melissa Dillmon, chair of ASCO’s State Affiliate Council, joins the ASCO in Action podcast to examine current cancer-related policies that state lawmakers are considering and discuss how ASCO members can get involved.

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  • ASCO Leadership Development Program Advocates on Capitol Hill

    Members of ASCO’s Leadership Development Program met with lawmakers to advocate for key cancer policy priorities including federal research funding, oral parity, and step therapy.

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  • National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: April 28

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to educate the public on the safe storage and disposal of drugs, including unused or expired opioids and other prescription medications. On Take Back Day, patients can visit their local collection sites to turn in medications.

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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