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Cancer prevention at ASCO 2018

That’s the question I was expecting to get at the  American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO’s) annual conference in Chicago. My co-worker, Kim, attended in 2017, and as she prepared me for this year’s event, she emphasized that many visitors to our booth were skeptical about preventing cancer. Fast-forward one year later and there was […]

Unity, hope and innovation at ASCO 2017

“So, how do you prevent cancer?” That was by far the most common question I fielded while manning the booth at the annual American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Though many attendees approached with a hint of skepticism in their voice, once they heard the background on the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s […]

Behind the Booth at ASCO 2016

The American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) holds an Annual Meeting every year to bring together oncology professionals from around the world to talk about the latest in cancer research. Over five days, participants attend dozens of sessions focused on topics such as big data, clinical trial design, disparities, genomics, health policy and more. The […]

Reconnecting at ASCO 2015

The Prevent Cancer Foundation has awarded nearly 450 early career scientists with grants and fellowships in cancer prevention and early detection over the past 30 years. We had the pleasure of meeting one of those scientists over the weekend at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) conference in Chicago. This conference brings together oncology […]

Prevent Cancer Foundation attends the 2012 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Earlier this month, Prevent Cancer Foundation leadership and staff attended the 2012 ASCO annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.  Represented by Carolyn Aldigé (President and Founder), Carolyn Schmidt (Managing Director of Development) and Lisa Hughes (Senior Director, Policy and Advocacy) the Foundation joined approximately 30,000 other individuals representing the oncology, advocacy and corporate communities. The weekend […]

ASCO Annual Meeting Highlights Progress in Cancer Prevention & Treatment

The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) brings together more than 30,000 members of the oncology community, including providers, researchers, advocates and industry to discuss the status of cancer treatment, prevention, research and policy.  Carolyn Aldig′, Jamie Cooper and I had the pleasure of attending the meeting this year on behalf […]