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American Society of Clinical Oncology – ASCO

Posted July 17, 2015

ASCO Profile and Mission Statement ASCO promotes and provides for lifelong learning for oncology professionals; cancer research; an improved environment for oncology practice; access to quality cancer care; a global network of oncology expertise; and educated and informed patients with cancer. ASCO is supported by its affiliate organization, the Conquer Cancer Foundation, which funds ground-breaking...

Oncofertility Consortium

Posted July 8, 2015

The Oncofertility Consortium® is a national, interdisciplinary initiative designed to explore the reproductive future of cancer survivors. Survival rates among young cancer patients have steadily increased over the past four decades in part because of the development of more effective cancer treatments. Today, both women and men can look forward to life after cancer, yet...

Livestrong Fertility

Posted July 8, 2015

Since 1997, the LIVESTRONG Society has been working to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. They started as a small group trying to raise money to fight the disease. As cancer has quietly become the world’s leading cause of death, their work has expanded and now reaches every corner of the globe. One...

Oncology Managers of Florida – OMF

Posted July 8, 2015

The Oncology Managers of Florida Inc. is a Professional Organization committed to providing a Source of Information and Educational Support as well as Implementing Changes in Medical Policies and Governmental Issues for Oncology practice managers in the State of Florida. [su_button url=”http://www.livestrong.org/we-can-help/fertility-services/fertility-women/” target=”blank” background=”#FF0000″ color=”#FFF” size=”6″ center=”yes” icon=”icon: arrow-right”]OMF[/su_button]

Medical Group Management Association – MGMA

Posted July 8, 2015

MGMA equips medical practice leaders with the information and tools needed to thrive. MGMA, lives their tagline every day, they are committed to continually advancing leaders and their practices.  As the leading association for medical practice administrators and health care executives for nearly 90 years, MGMA provides the essential education, legislative information, and data and...

Oncology Nursing Society – ONS

Posted July 8, 2015

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional association of more than 35,000 members committed to promoting excellence in oncology nursing and the transformation of cancer care. Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to...

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology – ASTRO

Posted July 8, 2015

ASTRO was founded November 18, 1958, as a club by 58 radiation therapists who were looking for representation of their specialty. The Society is now representing more than 10,500 radiation oncology treatment team members and continues to grow. Radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses and nurse practitioners, biologists, physician assistants and...

Society of Surgical Oncology – SSO

Posted July 8, 2015

Founded in 1940 as the James Ewing Society, the Society of Surgical Oncology® celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2015. SSO is the premier organization for surgeons and health care providers dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and treatment of cancer. The Society’s focus on all solid-tumor disease sites is reflected in its Annual Cancer Symposium,...

Society of Gynecologic Oncology – SGO

Posted July 8, 2015

In May 1968, Drs. Averette and Mikuta gathered other likeminded fellows of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to discuss the potential for this new organization. Those in attendance agreed to form a society consisting of obstetrician-gynecologists whose major interest was gynecologic cancer. In January 1969, interested parties were gathered to formalize the creation...


Community Oncology Alliance – COA

Posted July 8, 2015

COA is a non-profit organization dedicated solely to community oncology. COA was founded by community oncology to advocate for patients and providers in the community oncology setting, where the majority of Americans with cancer are treated. In its ten years of existence, COA has mobilized community oncology to become more politically active, and increased awareness...

Association of Community Cancer Centers – ACCC

Posted July 8, 2015

ACCC celebrates 40 years of service with an ongoing commitment to advancing access to quality comprehensive cancer care for all. ACCC continues to build on its efforts as the leading education and advocacy organization for the multidisciplinary cancer care team. [su_button url=”http://www.accc-cancer.org/” target=”blank” background=”#FF0000″ color=”#FFF” size=”6″ center=”yes” icon=”icon: arrow-right”]ACCC[/su_button] FLASCO is a member of ACCC....

American Society of Hematology – ASH

Posted July 8, 2015

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is the world’s largest professional society serving both clinicians and scientists around the world who are working to conquer blood diseases. [su_button url=”http://www.hematology.org/” target=”blank” background=”#FF0000″ color=”#FFF” size=”6″ center=”yes” icon=”icon: arrow-right”]ASH[/su_button] Mission The Society’s mission is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone...

American Medical Association – AMA

Posted July 8, 2015

Since 1847 the American Medical Association has promoted scientific advancement, improved public health, and invested in the doctor and patient relationship. AMA History is a rich narrative that demonstrates the important role the institution and its members have played in the development of medicine in the United States. [su_button url=”http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/home.page?” target=”blank” background=”#FF0000″ color=”#FFF” size=”6″ center=”yes”...

Florida Medical Association – FMA

Posted July 8, 2015

Founded in 1874, the Florida Medical Association is a professional association dedicated to the service and assistance of Doctors of Medicine and Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine in Florida. The FMA represents more than 20,000 physicians on issues of legislation and regulatory affairs, medical economics and education, public health, and ethical and legal issues. They advocate...

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