In this section, Cancer.Net offers news for patients, and their family and friends, about the cancer care and treatment advances announced during the American Society of Clinical Oncology's (ASCO) Annual Meeting each year. This year’s event shared the latest cancer research in a virtual format, from May 29 to May 31, 2020. (Learn more about the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program on a separate ASCO website.) The next ASCO Annual Meeting is scheduled for June 4-8, 2021.
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Thousands of scientific abstracts are released at the ASCO Annual Meeting, and the news announced includes the latest findings from cancer clinical trials, including new drug studies, that could change patient care. Some of these studies are from this year's Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation grant and award recipients. Cancer.Net's information helps put these results into context, through the following sections:
Guides to highlighted research summarized for patients from the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program.
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Get details about special events and happenings for the patient community at and in conjunction with the ASCO Annual Meeting.
Find research and news highlighted at previous ASCO Annual Meetings.