Among a series of annual ASCO Special Awards chosen by members of the ASCO Special Awards Selection Committee chaired by ASCO past president Sandra J. Horning, MD, the cooperative group award will be presented at tomorrow’s opening session of ASCO’s 43rd annual meeting to leaders from all 12 cooperative groups:
  • American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN) Bruce Hillman, MD, Group Chair
  • American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Heidi Nelson, MD, David Oto, MD, Co-Group Chairs
  • Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Richard L. Schilsky, MD, Group Chair
  • Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Gregory H. Reaman, MD, Group Chair
  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) Robert L. Comis, MD, Group Chair
  • European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Francoise Meunier, MD, PhD, Director General
  • Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) Philip J. DiSaia, MD, Group Chair
  • National Cancer Institute of Canada, Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG) Joseph L. Pater, MD, Director
  • North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) Jan C. Buchner, MD, Group Chair
  • National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSAGP) Norman Wolmark, MD, Group Chair
  • Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Walter J. Curran, MD, Group Chair
  • Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG) Laurence H. Baker, DO, Group Chair