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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards. These distinguished awards support oncology trainees who are first authors on abstracts selected for  presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting. This year, Conquer Cancer will recognize 125 recipients with Merit Awards at the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, having already awarded 33 symposia-specific Merit Awards in 2019.


The second Integra Connect Golf Classic benefitting ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation raised more than $1 million to support cancer research. The event took place March 31 - April 1, 2019, at the PGA Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Florida. 


Entrepreneur, brand ambassador, and two-time breast cancer survivor Kimberly Irvine announced today that Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that raises funds to support research for all types of cancer, will receive the proceeds from her debut book, STRONG[ER+].

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