ASCO in Action

ASCO in Action provides the latest news and analysis related to critical policy issues affecting the cancer community, updates on the Association for Clinical Oncology’s ongoing advocacy efforts, and opportunities for members and others in the cancer care community to take action.

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September 12, 2023

After a fast-paced first half of the year, most state legislatures across the 50 states and Washington, D.C. have adjourned for the year. The Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and State Affiliates successfully collaborated to advance many shared 2023 state advocacy priorities, including those highlighted here. 

June 4, 2023

The Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) presented the inaugural Jeffery C. Ward Affiliate Advocacy Award to the Pennsylvania Society of Oncology and Hematology at the State Affiliates’ Reception during ASCO’s Annual Meeting in Chicago.

January 30, 2023

With 2023 state legislative sessions underway, the Association for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and State Affiliates are continuing collaborations to advanced shared advocacy priorities at the state level. ASCO’s 2023 state advocacy priorities include prior authorization and step therapy reform, fertility preservation coverage, Medicaid expansion, drug repository programs, and copay accumulators.