Conquer Cancer Foundation Recognizes 34 Young Researchers for their Contributions to Oncology with Merit Awards

ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation is excited to announce the winners of its 2018 Merit Awards in Genitourinary Cancers and Survivorship. These awards recognize young researchers who have made a significant impact to their field of study through their work and helps to promote clinical cancer research in these areas by providing the opportunity for recipients to present their findings at their respective symposia. Twenty-four of these young researchers were recognized at the 2018 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium last weekend in San Francisco, CA, while the other ten recipients will be recognized this upcoming weekend at the 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium, in Orlando, FL.

The following individuals were selected for a 2018 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium Merit Award:

The following individuals were selected for a 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium Merit Award:

The 2018 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards are supported by AstraZeneca, Friends and Family of Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Beller, Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Janssen Biotech, Inc. and Pharmacyclics LLC (an AbbVie Company), Dr. Kathleen Pritchard Medicine Professional Corporation, Michael Kelley, MD, and Elise Hoffman, PharmD, Lilly, Merck & Co., Inc., Friends and Family of Dr. James B. Nachman, Novartis Oncology, Frances A. Shepherd, MD, FASCO, Stephen A. Sherwin, MD, and Takeda Oncology.

Click here for more information on the Merit Awards program or instructions on how to apply.