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Providing the best cancer care requires a robust team of uniquely qualified cancer care providers. The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Association for Clinical Oncology recognizes the important role oncology nurses, research assistants, and other health care specialists play in delivering quality care. That’s why we have built a wide range of products and benefits specially developed to deliver the information and resources needed to provide the most effective cancer care on a daily basis.

Affiliated Health Professional membership is available to affiliated health professionals in oncology, including oncology nurses, research assistants, and other health specialists, who are not eligible for Full membership, Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist membership, or Advanced Practice Provider membership and who:

  • Devote a majority of their professional activity to the care and treatment of patients with cancer, and
  • Function as integral members of a team of oncologists caring for patients with cancer or conducting clinical cancer research.

Annual Dues: $150

Benefits of Affiliated Health Professional Membership

Premier Oncology Periodicals

Career and Educational Development Resources

Exclusive Access and Savings at ASCO Meetings

  • Save up to 50% on the nonmember registration rate at the ASCO Annual Meeting and co-sponsored Symposia
  • Submit up to two abstracts as presenter and first author for the ASCO Annual Meeting with a sponsor signature from a Full member
  • Gain advance access to Members' Only Registration and Hotel Reservations and Ticketed Sessions for the ASCO Annual Meeting

Practice Improvement Tools

Eligibility for ASCO Activities

Advocate Locally and Nationally


* Affiliated Health Professional members outside of the United States receive online-only access to JCO Oncology Practice and The ASCO Post.

** Participation in ASCO’s QOPI initiative is a member benefit available to oncology practices with at least one active member


Emeritus membership is available for Affiliated Health Professional members who are 70 years or older, fully retired and no longer in the health care field, or permanently disabled. Emeritus members are entitled to Affiliated Health Professional member benefits at no cost, along with full online access to all ASCO journals. If you wish to receive the print editions of Journal of Clinical Oncology (JCO) and JCO Oncology Practice (JCO OP), you have the option to subscribe to these publications at the member annual rate of $290 for JCO and $60 for JCO OP.