Report of the
American Society of Clinical Oncology
Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, MD, FACP
ASCO President
Professor of Medicine
C...
Mission
Improving cancer care and
prevention
Advancing education and training
Fostering communication among
subspecialties...
Membership
International Scope
Relationship to NCI
3
ASCO Research Priorities –
Translational Research
Translational Research and
Biomarkers/Imaging Task Forces
FDA Critical P...
ASCO Research Priorities –
Clinical Trials
Research Integrity Through
Management of Conflicts of Interest
End Points Works...
ASCO Research Priorities –
Clinical Trials
Clinical Trials Participation Awards
Medicare Coverage of Routine
Patient Care ...
ASCO Research Priorities –
ASCO Grants
Advanced Clinical Research Awards
(ACRA)
Career Development Awards (CDA)
Young Inve...
ASCO Research Priorities –
Legislative Advocacy
Demonstrating Value of NCI
Research
ASCO Clinical Cancer Advances Report
N...
ASCO Quality Initiatives
National Initiative on Cancer
Care Quality (NICCQ)
ASCO-NCCN Quality Measures
Cancer Quality Alli...
ASCO Quality Initiatives –
Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI)
Practice-based quality improvement program
>180 pra...
ASCO Quality Initiatives –
Health Disparities
ASCO Advisory Group on Health Disparities
Education programs at ASCO Annual ...
ASCO Prevention Initiatives
Cancer Prevention Committee established
2002
Promote increased integration of cancer
preventio...
ASCO Prevention Initiatives
Ensure appropriate reimbursement for
clinical prevention services
Collaborate with other organ...
Education and Training
Collaborations
Methods in Clinical Cancer Research
Workshop
Vail – ASCO and AACR
Flims – ASCO, FECS...
Potential ASCO/NCI Collaborations
Value of Federal Research Funding
Conflicts of Interest
Promotion of Central Review of C...
Planning for the Future:
Research
Access to Care
Training the Next Generation of
Investigators
16
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Report of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

  1. 1. Report of the American Society of Clinical Oncology Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, MD, FACP ASCO President Professor of Medicine Chairman, Dept. of Breast Medical Oncology M. D. Anderson Cancer Center National Cancer Advisory Board September 6, 2006
  2. 2. Mission Improving cancer care and prevention Advancing education and training Fostering communication among subspecialties Advocating public policy Assisting practicing oncologists 2
  3. 3. Membership International Scope Relationship to NCI 3
  4. 4. ASCO Research Priorities – Translational Research Translational Research and Biomarkers/Imaging Task Forces FDA Critical Path Initiative HIPAA Reform 4
  5. 5. ASCO Research Priorities – Clinical Trials Research Integrity Through Management of Conflicts of Interest End Points Workshops Central Review of Clinical Trials 5
  6. 6. ASCO Research Priorities – Clinical Trials Clinical Trials Participation Awards Medicare Coverage of Routine Patient Care Costs 6
  7. 7. ASCO Research Priorities – ASCO Grants Advanced Clinical Research Awards (ACRA) Career Development Awards (CDA) Young Investigator Awards (YIA) Training Opportunities for Grant Applicants 7
  8. 8. ASCO Research Priorities – Legislative Advocacy Demonstrating Value of NCI Research ASCO Clinical Cancer Advances Report NIH/NCI Funding Cooperative Groups’ 50th Anniversary NIH Reauthorization 8
  9. 9. ASCO Quality Initiatives National Initiative on Cancer Care Quality (NICCQ) ASCO-NCCN Quality Measures Cancer Quality Alliance 9
  10. 10. ASCO Quality Initiatives – Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) Practice-based quality improvement program >180 practices participating, registration ongoing Submit clinical data to ASCO database and receive comparative reports QOPI data for ABIM practice improvement requirement for MOC Exploring additional uses of QOPI data, including for physician recognition 10
  11. 11. ASCO Quality Initiatives – Health Disparities ASCO Advisory Group on Health Disparities Education programs at ASCO Annual Meeting Disparities Young Investigator Award and Career Development Award Member of the AMA Commission to End Health Disparities 11
  12. 12. ASCO Prevention Initiatives Cancer Prevention Committee established 2002 Promote increased integration of cancer prevention science into ASCO Annual Meeting Enhance education and training in cancer prevention and control 12
  13. 13. ASCO Prevention Initiatives Ensure appropriate reimbursement for clinical prevention services Collaborate with other organizations to advocate for tobacco control Planned efforts for state-of-the-art tobacco cessation intervention for oncology community 13
  14. 14. Education and Training Collaborations Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop Vail – ASCO and AACR Flims – ASCO, FECS and AACR NCI-EORTC-ASCO Biomarkers Meeting 14
  15. 15. Potential ASCO/NCI Collaborations Value of Federal Research Funding Conflicts of Interest Promotion of Central Review of Clinical Trials HIPAA Reform Medicare Coverage of Clinical Trials 15
  16. 16. Planning for the Future: Research Access to Care Training the Next Generation of Investigators 16

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