American Society of Clinical Oncology

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is an organization of health care professionals who conduct clinical cancer research and treat patients with cancer. ASCO’s primary website includes news releases, articles about cancer research and survivorship, and information on new drugs. ASCO also operates Cancer.Net, a website for patients that provides information on different types of cancer, clinical trials, managing side effects, and other topics. Cancer.Net also features an oncologist database. ASCO holds an annual conference at which physicians and scientists meet to share advances in cancer treatment. It also publishes the Journal of Clinical Oncology, a peer-reviewed biomedical journal.