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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.

  • Cancer Drug Shortages: Impossible Choices

    Drug shortages are creating a crisis in cancer care. Doctors are having to choose who receives the best possible cancer therapy. Congress is considering numerous bills aimed at addressing drug shortages. Tell your representatives to end drug shortages.

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  • 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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Clifford Hudis, MD, FASCO