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Initial studies reveal risks for patients with cancer who develop COVID-19.

The latest research on how the virus impacts patients is among the science the world's leading researchers will share during the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program May 29 - 31. 

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AP NEWS: Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find


Researchers from around the world are sharing the most important discoveries in global cancer care during the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program May 29-31. Among the featured science will be 31 studies first-authored by researchers previously funded by Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation.  


A pandemic divided the world, but united people conquering cancer.

Nashville songwriter Tim Easton penned “We Can” in the days following the COVID-19 pandemic. The song and video, starring survivors and researchers from around the world, inspired a Twitter challenge to raise $1 Million to support patients and their care teams. 

Listen to "We Can" - Click here to play/download

Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, is honored to announce the recipients of its awards supporting researchers with projects spanning many areas in cancer care, including immunotherapy, lung, breast cancer, and palliative care. The awards will be given in conjunction with the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scientific Program.


Alexandria, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation today announced its Top Donors for 2020.

The following individuals and organizations will be recognized during the ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program:


Breast Cancer Research Foundation® 

Bristol-Myers Squibb 

Thomas F. Frist, Jr., MD 


Alexandria, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation today announced the recipients of its 2020 Medical Student Rotation for Underrepresented Populations (MSR), Resident Travel Awards for Underrepresented Populations (RTA), Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe), and International Development and Education Awards (IDEA)

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