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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.

  • PracticeNET Data Projects Sequestration Cuts on Cancer Care

    ASCO released an in-depth analysis of the impact the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rules—as well as pending sequestration cuts—could have on cancer care beginning January 1, 2022.

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  • Spotlight on Care & Treatment at 2021 Quality Care Symposium

    Research on cancer treatment delays due to insurance, and improvements in cancer care and quality of life for low-income and minority patients seen with integrated community-based interventions will be highlighted in the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Quality Care Symposium.  

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  • New ASCO-COA Oncology Medical Home Standards

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) new Oncology Medical Home (OMH) standards provide a comprehensive roadmap for oncology practices to deliver high-quality, evidence-based cancer care.

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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