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ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, and the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) are pleased to announce Leslie K. Dennis, PhD, MS, of The University of Arizona, as the recipient of the 2022 ASCO Registry Melanoma Research Grant.  


Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, has funded researchers at 47 of the 50 Best Cancer Hospitals for 2022.

The list, recently released by U.S. News & World Report, evaluates 914 hospitals and academic centers based on survival rates for particularly challenging patients, patient experience, and other measures of performance that can be assessed using hard data. The top 50 institutions that treat cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, melanoma, breast, kidney, colon, prostate, pancreatic, head and neck, orthopedic, uterine, and ovarian cancers were ranked.


Have you heard of the ASCO Annual Meeting? It is one of the most important ways your gifts to Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, support patients in need.

Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, today announces the recipients of its awards supporting researchers with projects that span many areas cancer care, including precision medicine, palliative care, and breast cancer. These awards will be given in conjunction with the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting being held in Chicago, IL, June 3-7.


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting Merit Awards. 

Annual Meeting Merit Awards support oncology trainees who are first authors on abstracts selected for presentation at the ASCO Annual Meeting. This year, Conquer Cancer will recognize 151 recipients with Merit Awards. These oncology professionals are recognized for their respective field and research advancements within the cancer care community.   

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