First awarded in 2002, the Pediatric Oncology Award and Lecture recognizes a pediatric oncologist who has demonstrated outstanding leadership or achievement in the field.

The award consists of an honorarium, a commemorative plaque, and support to the recipient to attend the ASCO Annual Meeting. The recipient also delivers a 30-minute lecture at the ASCO Annual Meeting.

The award recipient must agree to be interviewed by the ASCO Daily News and will also need to provide the abstract of the presentation for Annual Meeting materials. 

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 ASCO Special Awards. Visit the nomination portal to submit your nominations.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this award, candidates must:

  • Be an ASCO member
  • Be an accomplished, recognized Pediatric Oncologist.
  • Be a distinguished lecturer.
  • Not have received this award before
Selection

Candidates for the award are considered by the ASCO Special Awards Selection Committee. The committee considers all nominations as they have been submitted; recommendations are then forwarded to the Board of Directors for final approval.

Please send all inquiries about this award to Special Awards.

2019 Recipient
James Downing, MD

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