American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting 2017
Event Date: June 2 - 6, 2017
Event Location: Chicago, IL
The Annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting brings together over 30,000 oncology professionals from around the world. Educational sessions featured world-renowned faculty discussing state-of-the-art treatment modalities, new therapies, and ongoing controversies in the field. Science sessions presented the latest ground-breaking research in oral and poster format. The ASCO Annual Meeting is one of the largest educational and scientific events in the oncology community. The five-day event provides a venue for physicians and scientists to present research results to a global audience of oncology professionals. Clinical trial results and updates presented at ASCO’s Annual Meeting represent the extent of progress made each year in the fight against cancer.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is a professional organization representing physicians of all oncology sub-specialties who care for people with cancer. Founded in 1964, ASCO represents more than 40,000 oncology professionals who care for people living with cancer. As the world’s leading organization of its kind, ASCO’s mission is to conquer cancer through research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care. ASCO’s vision is a world where cancer is prevented or cured, and every survivor is healthy.
Over five decades, ASCO and its members have established and advanced the field of modern clinical oncology. ASCO’s members, together with patients with cancer, patient advocates, and the policymakers, government agencies, and philanthropic organizations like the Conquer Cancer Foundation that have invested in vital research, have enabled and delivered these advances.
Journal of Clinical Oncology
The Journal of Clinical Oncology is a peer-reviewed medical journal published 3 times a month by the American Society of Clinical Oncology. It covers research on all aspects of clinical oncology. All articles older than one year are freely available online.
ASCO offers several other educational resources for cancer physicians and other health care professionals in the field of clinical oncology. These resources include scientific meetings, educational conferences, professional workshops, and special symposia on issues of particular relevance and importance to clinical oncologists and researchers.
ASCO publishes numerous journals, books, newsletters, and online and multimedia resources including the Journal of Oncology Practice (JOP), the online-only open access Journal of Global Oncology (JGO), JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics and JCO Precision Oncology.