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News & Initiatives

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

  • CancerLinQ Data Driving Research in Symposium Abstracts

    New research powered by CancerLinQ Discovery® de-identified data sets was presented at the 2021 ASCO® Quality Care Symposium (QCS) identifying many important factors impacting mortality, clinical trial participation, and telehealth.

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  • New Certification Pilot for Patient-Centered Cancer Care

    The Association for Clinical Oncology launched the ASCO Patient-Centered Cancer Care Certification, a new pilot that certifies outpatient oncology group practices and health systems that meet a single set of comprehensive, expert-backed standards for patient-centered care delivery.

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  • Registration Open for ASCO’s Quality Training Program

    ASCO’s Quality Training Program registration for the Winter 2022 6-month training program is open. The program offers education and training for physician-led oncology teams. Apply before October 19 to save $100.

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"Precision medicine has begun to transform the lives of many patients with cancer, but its application in clinical practice is enormously complex. ASCO hopes to contribute to and advance the field by providing oncologists with the training, tools, and data they need."
Richard L. Schilsky, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO Chief Medical Officer