CancerProgress.Net is developed and curated by the American Society of Clinical Oncology, which represents 30,000 physicians who treat people with cancer and conduct clinical research.
This site was launched in 2011 to mark the 40th anniversary of the U.S. National Cancer Act, which led to major new investments in cancer research and significant increases in cancer survival. The site is intended to provide a dynamic and interactive history of progress against cancer, expert perspective on remaining challenges and other useful tools.
The central feature of the site – the interactive Timeline – was developed under the guidance of an editorial board of 20 of the nation's leading oncologists, and will be updated over time with additional cancer types, significant new advances and helpful videos, links and images.
We hope you find CancerProgress.Net useful. It is intended to be a "living" tool, and we welcome your feedback on how we can make it even better. To provide input, click the "Give Feedback" button at the top of any page of the site.
The ideas and opinions expressed on CancerProgress.Net do not necessarily reflect the views of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The mention of any product, service, or therapy herein should not be construed as an endorsement of the products mentioned. The information herein is provided solely for informational purposes; it does not constitute medical or legal advice, and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or treatment of individual conditions or as a substitute for consultation with a licensed medical professional. ASCO assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to any use of these products or materials or to any errors or omissions.
CancerProgress.Net acknowledges the conceptual and editorial contributions of Richard L. Schilsky, MD, a founding Executive Editor of the site from its inception in 2010 and launch in 2011 until February 2013, when he joined ASCO staff as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Schilsky helped develop the site while serving as a professor of medicine, University of Chicago.