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Alexandria, Va. - Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation is proud to announce Rebecca DeBoer, MD, MA, and Bishal Gyawali, MD, PhD, as recipients of the 2020 Conquer Cancer-Bristol-Myers Squibb Global Oncology Young Investigator Award (GO YIA): Implementation Science to Address Oncology Care in Low- and Middle-income Countries (LMICs).  These GO YIA grants support early-career researchers with projects focused on developing and implementing training models for primary care physicians and identifying sustainable resources to address oncology care in LMICs.


Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Breakthrough Summit Merit and Abstract Awards. These awards recognize oncology fellows, junior faculty, and trainees for their valuable research in clinical cancer treatment and technology innovations in cancer care. Awardees will present their research at the inaugural ASCO Breakthrough: A Global Summit for Oncology meeting taking place on October 11-13, 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand. 


Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Quality Care Symposium Merit Awards. Conquer Cancer Merit Awards recognize oncology fellows’ and trainees’ high-quality research submitted in abstracts to an ASCO-sponsored or cosponsored meeting. Awardees will present their research at the Symposium, taking place Sept.

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CHICAGO, IL (June 3, 2019) – Gateway for Cancer ResearchSM, a non-profit organization dedicated to funding transformational cancer research, announces a scientific partnership with Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation to establish the Gateway Discovery Grant Program.


Through donations, sponsorships, and a silent auction the dinner raised enough funds to grants the equivalent of 17 Young Investigator Awards (YIA). 

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Conquer Cancer®, the ASCO Foundation today announced the 2019 recipients of its Advanced Clinical Research Award in Breast Cancer, Career Development Awards, Young Investigator Awards, and Global Oncology Young Investigator Awards. These awards provide funding to early to mid-career oncologists conducting clinical research across the cancer care continuum. Research projects conducted by this year’s awardees seek to provide additional insight into precision medicine, psychosocial and supportive care, use of digital technologies, and liquid biopsy application.

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