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News & Initiatives

To improve patient care, ASCO advocates for increased federal funding for research, greater health care access, value in cancer care, and payment reform.

  • AACR and ASCO Statement: Electronic Nicotine Delivery System

    The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and ASCO released a joint policy statement outlining the latest research on the use of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and recommendations for regulating these products to protect public health.

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  • Journal Series on High-Quality Cancer Care for All Patients

    The JCO Global Oncology special series includes eight articles devoted to collaborative efforts to improve patient care, particularly those in low- and middle-income countries through quality improvement, integration of palliative care, multidisciplinary approaches, and more.

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  • ASCO’s Survivorship Compendium has New Features and Resources

    Check out ASCO’s updated Survivorship Compendium—an online library of practice tools curated to help oncologists develop high-quality, equitable cancer survivorship care programs and improve existing programs for patients transitioning out of active treatment.

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"At ASCO, there's a place for everyone from every corner of oncology and the world."
Allen S. Lichter, MD, FASCO
ASCO CEO 2006-2016