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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.

  • ASCO Examines U.S. Oncology Clinical Pathways Landscape

    ASCO has released its review of leading oncology pathway vendors in the United States. The assessment, published in the Journal of Oncology Practice, examines the clinical pathways offered by six commercial vendors using the society’s criteria for high-quality clinical pathways.

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  • Spending Bill Would Ensure QPP Works for Cancer Care

    ASCO expressed support for a spending measure in the continuing resolution passed by the U.S. House of Representatives ensuring payment adjustments under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) are not applied to Medicare Part B drug reimbursement.

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  • Subscribe to New ASCO in Action Podcast

    ASCO has launched a new policy- and practice-focused podcast: The ASCO in Action Podcast. Hosted by ASCO CEO Dr. Clifford Hudis, episodes feature interviews with thought leaders and experts on current policy and practice issues affecting the cancer community.

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"At ASCO, there's a place for everyone from every corner of oncology and the world."
Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO 2006-2016