Created in 2003, the Partners in Progress Award recognizes a person involved in:

  • Patient advocacy activities that impact public awareness about cancer, its causes, cures, or treatment, or,
  • Activities that result in additional support either legislatively or fiscally for cancer research, treatment, prevention, or care

The award consists of a commemorative plaque and support to the recipient to attend the ASCO Annual Meeting or another event based on individual circumstances.

The award recipient must agree to be interviewed by the ASCO Daily News as an important representative of the Annual Meeting program. 

Eligibility

Candidates do not have to be an ASCO member to be eligible for this award.

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.

2020 Recipient
Carlos G. M. Ferreira, MD, PhD

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