A World Free From the Fear of Cancer
We are a global community of advocates, patients, doctors, researchers, caregivers, and others dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by cancer.
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Our Mission
Funding Breakthrough Research and Sharing Cutting-Edge Knowledge

Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, funds research for every cancer, every patient, everywhere. In 1964, seven oncologists created the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), now a global network of nearly 45,000 cancer professionals. As ASCO’s foundation, we support groundbreaking research and education so both doctors and patients have the resources they need.

Our Leadership

Meet the people leading our team and driving our initiatives. 

Nancy R. Daly, MS, MPH
Nancy R. Daly, MS, MPH
Chief Philanthropic Officer (ex-officio)
Andrea S. Clay
Andrea S. Clay
Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Adrien Dickerson, MBA
Adrien Dickerson, MBA
Chief Operating Officer/Division Director
Eileen Melnick
Eileen Melnick
Director, Grants & Awards | Marketing & Communications
Melissa Tai
Melissa Tai
General Counsel
Carolyn J. Whitehead
Carolyn J. Whitehead
Division Director, Individual Philanthropy
Karen Jupiter
Karen Jupiter
Director, Individual Philanthropy

Board of Directors

Get to the know the experts guiding our vision. 

Thomas G. Roberts, Jr., MD, FASCO
Thomas G. Roberts, Jr., MD, FASCO
Chair
Sandra M. Swain, MD, FACP, FASCO
Sandra M. Swain, MD, FACP, FASCO
Treasurer
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Alexander Casdin
Secretary
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, FACP, FASCO
ASCO CEO and Conquer Cancer CEO (ex-officio)
Howard Burris
Howard A. Burris III, MD, FASCO, FACP
ASCO President (ex-officio)
Nancy R. Daly, MS, MPH
Nancy R. Daly, MS, MPH
Chief Philanthropic Officer (ex-officio)
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Riccardo Braglia
Board Member
Susan L. Cohn, MD, FASCO
Susan L. Cohn, MD, FASCO
Board Member
Lawrence H. Einhorn, MD, FASCO
Lawrence H. Einhorn, MD, FASCO
Board Member
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Claire A. Huang
Board Member
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Raj Mantena, RPh
Board Member
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Thomas A. Marsland, MD, FASCO
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Robert J. Mayer, MD, FASCO
Board Member
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Gerald J. McDougall
Board Member
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Craig R. Nichols, MD, FACP, FASCO
Board Member
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W. Charles Penley, MD, FASCO
Board Member
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Steven T. Rosen, MD, FACP, FASCO
Board Member
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Margaret Tempero, MD, FASCO
Board Member
More than $1 Million Raised at 2019 Conquer Cancer Dinner
Giving
Our Donors Make a Lasting Impact

Join us in recognizing the donors whose support makes a real and lasting difference in conquering cancer around the world. 

85 cents of every dollar spent goes directly to our mission and programs, so you can give knowing your gift will help people with cancer.