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Research & Progress

ASCO advances clinical research through scientific meetings, educational programs, and peer-reviewed journals designed to help translate research results into quality care.

  • Urge Congress to Support the CLINICAL TREATMENT ACT

    Members of Congress recently reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would guarantee coverage of the routine care costs of clinical trial participation for Medicaid enrollees with a life-threatening condition. ASCO worked with bill sponsors to shape the legislations to address barriers to participation.

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  • Why I Live to Conquer Cancer: Dr. Shikha Jain Shares Inspirational Patient Story

    Dr. Shikha Jain, a board-certified hematology and oncology physician at Rush University Medical Center, joins the I Live to Conquer Cancer campaign with the story of a patient who had been given six months to live, but today—three years later—enjoys dancing on the beach thanks to a clinical trial.

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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