Patient Advocate Programs at the ASCO Annual Meeting

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The 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting will take place June 3-7 in Chicago, IL. There will also be an online experience available to offer opportunities to engage with and learn from oncology thought leaders from around the world. Registration and Housing information will be announced in early December.

Special Registration Rate for Patient Advocates (for non-exhibitors)

Each individual must be approved by ASCO staff in order to register under this reduced rate category. (Patient Advocate members of ASCO may register on the meeting website and do not need approval). Those who are approved will receive a registration code and instructions. This registration category is reserved exclusively for patient advocates and is not intended for medical professionals. More information, including eligibility criteria and instructions are available on the Patient Advocate section of the ASCO Annual Meeting website, under 'Special Rate Categories.'

Please continue to check this page for updates regarding the ASCO Annual Meeting. You can also sign up to receive our email communications which contain information about upcoming ASCO meetings as well as additional programs and opportunities for patient advocates. If you already have an ASCO account, be sure to opt-in, as per step #2 below. To create an ASCO account, please follow these instructions:

  1. If you do not already have an ASCO account, create an ASCO guest account by visiting

  2. When creating your account, under Email Preferences, be sure to select the box for Programs and initiatives for people with cancer, caregivers, patient advocates, and cancer survivors.

  3. Select ‘Create New Account’ at the bottom of the page when completed.

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