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The holidays are upon us, which means Mariah Carey has come out of hibernation, Alvin and the Chipmunks still want their hula hoop, and people in Miami are singing about snow in 70-degree weather. But, for those of you who can’t stand one more strain of Jingle Bell Rock on your long road trip to visit family, we have just the thing.


Initiative is part of the Winn Awards with the goal of increasing diversity in clinical trials and advancing equitable cancer research

​​ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, together with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation (​BMS Foundation​) and the national cancer cooperative groups today announced the first group of oncology physicians ​who ​have been selected for the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials: Clinical Investigator Leadership Award powered by Conquer Cancer’s EveryGrant® (Winn CILA-Onc:


Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, supports the Oncology Summer Internship (OSI) program through the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). Learn how this initiative is helping to promote a more equitable oncology workforce and build the next generation of oncology professionals.

ASCO’s OSI program continues to thrive.


ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 Quality Care Symposium Merit Awards. 

These distinguished awards recognize first authors on top-ranking abstracts selected for presentation at the ASCO Quality Care Symposium on October 27-28, 2023, in Boston, MA. 

These 27 oncology professionals are recognized for their respective field and research advancements within the cancer care community:

Evanie Anglade, BA, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School 


Deanna B. van Gestel volunteers her time as a member of the Board of Directors of Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, and as a member of the Women Who Conquer Cancer (WWCC) Committee. In 2007, she founded Vaniam Group, a distinguished network of independent health care communication agencies focused on oncology and hematology, where she also serves as CEO. In 2014, Ms. van Gestel founded Women Leaders in Oncology to provide an opportunity for women in the cancer care community to collaborate with and inspire one another.


ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to award Ana Garrido-Castro, MD, with the 2023 Conquer Cancer – Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation Advanced Clinical Research Award (ACRA), for her research project “Unraveling mechanisms of resistance to antibody drug conjugates in triple-negative breast cancer.

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