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. 

The nomination period for the 2018 Special Awards is now closed. The nomination period for the 2019 awards will open in summer 2018.

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.

2017 Recipient
Susan L. Weiner, PhD
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Nomination Deadlines

Nomination Open

September 13, 2017

Nomination Deadline

October 15, 2017

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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