Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, in collaboration with Pfizer Global Medical Grants, has announced grants totaling more than $1 million to support innovative approaches for addressing inequities and improving the quality of metastatic breast cancer (mBC) patient care in Latin America, where breast cancer remains the most common type of cancer in women. These grants will support nine projects in seven countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
Nancy Daly, MS, MPH, is the CEO of Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation. She brings experience as a clinical nurse at Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, director of operations in the Radiation Oncology Department at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center University, and director of the Chemical-Modifier Program at the Joint Center for Radiotherapy at Harvard Medical School. She moved from the clinical world to the professional society space, working first with the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) as director of government relations.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, will present more than $11 million in funding through more than 400 grants and awards spanning multiple areas of cancer care, including precision medicine, palliative care, and breast cancer. These awards will be given in conjunction with the 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting held in Chicago, Illinois, June 2 – 6.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, announced a new program to increase diversity in clinical trials and transform the clinical research landscape as part of the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Award Program established by the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation. The Robert A.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards.
Annual Meeting Merit Awards support students and trainees who are first authors on abstracts selected for presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting. This year, Conquer Cancer will recognize 143 recipients with Merit Awards. These recipients are recognized for their respective field and research advancements within the cancer care community.
Alexandria, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce Carolyn D. Runowicz, MD, FASCO, is the Hologic, Inc. Endowed Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award recipient and María Teresa Bourlon, MD, MS, is the 2023 International Women Who Conquer Cancer Mentorship Award recipient.