Conquer Cancer Foundation Honors 74 Young Oncologists with Merit Awards

March 14, 2016

The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Gastrointestinal Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Cancer Survivorship, and Quality Care. The following 74 young investigators, recognized for the scientific merit of their abstracts and their valuable contributions to their areas of study, accepted their awards and presented their research findings at recent thematic symposia.

2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Genitourinary Cancers

Twenty-six Merit Award recipients were recognized at the 2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium, which took place January 7-9 in San Francisco, CA. The recipients and their abstracts are:

The 2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Genitourinary Cancers are supported by Amgen; AstraZeneca; Celgene Corporation; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Janssen Oncology; Lilly; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals; and Takeda Oncology.

2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Cancer Survivorship

Eight Merit Award recipients were recognized at the 2016 Cancer Survivorship Symposium, which took place January 15-16 in San Francisco, CA. The recipients and their abstracts are:

The 2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Cancer Survivorship are supported by Amgen; AstraZeneca; Celgene Corporation; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Janssen Oncology; Lilly; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals; and Takeda Oncology.

2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Gastrointestinal Cancers

Twenty-five Merit Award recipients were recognized at the 2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, which took place January 21-23 in San Francisco, CA. The recipients and their abstracts are:

The 2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Gastrointestinal Cancers are supported by Amgen; AstraZeneca; Celgene Corporation; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Janssen Oncology; Lilly; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals; and Takeda Oncology.

2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Quality Care

Fifteen Merit Award recipients were recognized at the 2016 Quality Care Symposium, which took place February 26-27 in Phoenix, AZ. The recipients and their abstracts are:

The 2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards in Quality Care are supported by Amgen; AstraZeneca; Celgene Corporation; Gilead Sciences, Inc.; Janssen Oncology; Lilly; Spectrum Pharmaceuticals; and Takeda Oncology.


This article originally appeared on the ASCO Connection website.