The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1964, with overarching goals of improving cancer care and prevention and ensuring that all patients with cancer receive care of the highest quality. Nearly 35,000 oncology practitioners belong to ASCO, representing all oncology disciplines (medical, radiologic, and surgical oncology) and subspecialties. Members include physicians and health-care professionals participating in approved oncology training programs, oncology nurses, and other practitioners with a predominant interest in oncology.
With a staff of over 300 and growing, ASCO is committed to improving cancer care and prevention, and offers a growing number of programs, publications and information about the care and treatment of people living with cancer. ASCO is experiencing phenomenal growth in response to the demands of our members, opening up new opportunities for professional development.