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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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"ASCO is the world’s largest and arguably most influential oncology organization… a dynamic organization that not only is advancing the frontiers of research, providing outstanding educational opportunities, and defining standards of practice for clinical care, but also influencing public policy."
Anees Chagpar, MD
ASCO Member since 2003