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Lori Pierce, MD, FASTRO, FASCO, is the President of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for the 2020-2021 term. In a Q&A with Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, Dr. Pierce reflects on why ASCO and Conquer Cancer are calling on donors to help expand equity-centric programs and research opportunities. She draws on personal experiences and data around existing disparities to explain why advancing equity in cancer care helps every patient.


ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (June 4. 2021) – Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, today announced a collaboration with Pfizer Global Medical Grants to support research to promote and advance scientific knowledge concerning equitable care of patients with metastatic breast cancer (mBC).

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce the recipients of its awards supporting researchers with projects spanning across many areas in cancer care, including immunotherapy, precision medicine, breast cancer, and palliative care. The awards will be given in conjunction with the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting. 


Alexandria, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation today announced its Top Donors for 2021.

The following organizations will be recognized during the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting.



Clove, the shoe created for people on the frontlines of healthcare, will donate a portion of proceeds to Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, from May 28 – June 11, 2021.

When online shoppers enter CONQUER at checkout, Clove will donate 10% of proceeds to Conquer Cancer. Purchase a pair of shoes for yourself, for a friend, or for a healthcare worker who goes above and beyond their duties. 


Alexandria, Va. – Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, today announced the recipients of its 2021 Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations (MSR) and Annual Meeting Research Award (AMRA). These programs are focused on improving diversity in the oncology workforce by creating a pathway to encourage further engagement within the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the oncology community. 

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