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ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce David W. Lim, MDCM, MEd, PhD, of Women's College Hospital in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, as the recipient of the 2021 Conquer Cancer - Lobular Breast Cancer Alliance (LBCA) Young Investigator Award (YIA) for Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC) Research.


ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce Shlomit Strulov Shachar, MD, of Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center as the recipient of the 2021 Conquer Cancer - Israel Cancer Research Fund Career Development Award (CDA).


Alexandria, Va. - Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2021 ASCO Registry Research Grants.  

Conquer Cancer established the ASCO Registry Research Grant to support research using data derived from the ASCO Survey on COVID-19 in Oncology Registry (the “ASCO Registry”).  The ASCO Registry informs the cancer community about the patterns of symptoms and severity of COVID-19 among patients with cancer, as well as how COVID-19 is impacting the delivery of cancer care and patient outcomes.  


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.

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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.


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