Conquer Cancer Foundation Honors Oncology Researchers with Merit Awards for Palliative Care

October 25, 2017

The Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO (CCF) is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 CCF Merit Awards of the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium.  The Symposium presents research spanning all aspects of palliative care, including biologic mechanisms of symptoms to caring for patients’ psychosocial and spiritual needs during cancer treatment and at end of life. This year’s 11 recipients, who are recognized for their commitment to furthering quality cancer care and their valuable research contributions in this area of study, will present their research at the Symposium in San Diego, California, on October 27 and 28.

The recipients and their abstracts are as follows:

The 2017 Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Merit Awards of the Palliative Care in Oncology Symposium are supported by Amgen, Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Janssen Oncology, Lilly, Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis Oncology, Takeda Oncology, and the Conquer Cancer Foundation.