ASCO’s diverse membership includes every oncology specialty and treatment professional, creating oncology’s most robust and diverse professional organization.
ASCO offers a variety of membership categories designed to fit your career stage and specific needs. Once you've identified the appropriate membership category, select the accompanying page link to learn more about the benefits of ASCO membership available to you.
Full Member: Available to experienced licensed physicians or other health professionals at the doctoral level of any nation who devote a majority of their professional activity to cancer patient care and/or research or education in the biology, diagnosis, prevention or treatment of human cancer.
Annual Dues: $580 plus a $35 one-time initiation fee
Discounted dues are available to physicians during the first three years after completion of an approved oncology subspecialty training program and who qualify for Full membership.
Annual Dues: $295
Member in Training: Available to physicians and other health professionals at the doctoral level who are participating in a subspecialty training program in oncology or another field that would lead to eligibility for Full or Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist membership.
Annual Dues: FREE
Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist: Available to physicians and other health professionals at the doctoral level (e.g., epidemiologists, biostatisticians, public health specialists, nurses, other scientists) or individuals with equivalent academic ranks who are not eligible
for Full membership and who have a predominant interest in the biology, diagnosis, prevention or treatment of human cancer.
Annual Dues: $170 plus a $35 one-time initiation fee
Affiliated Health Professional: Available to affiliated health professionals in oncology, including oncology nurses, physician assistants, and other health specialists, who are not eligible for Full membership or Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist membership and who devote a majority of their professional activity to the care and treatment of patients with cancer. Membership shall be limited to those personnel who
function as integral members of a team of oncologists responsible for the care of such patients or who engage in the conduct of clinical trials. Also available to individuals who play leadership roles in a nationally or internationally recognized nonprofit or public group that engages in patient advocacy, research, or policy, or provides programs, services, information, and support for people with cancer, including through locally based organizations or groups that impact the national or international dialogue about cancer and survivorship.
Annual Dues: $145 plus a $35 one-time initiation fee
International Corresponding: Available to experienced licensed physicians who are eligible for Full membership but who reside in a developing nation or a nation with a low per capita income, as defined by the World Bank list of economies classification low, lower-middle and upper-middle incomes. Those that reside in eligible countries and who meet these requirements have the option of applying for Full
membership or International Corresponding membership.
Annual Dues: Low: $50, Lower-Middle: $175,
Student/Non-Oncology Resident: Available to medical residents, medical students, graduate students and undergraduate students who are enrolled in a biomedical, nursing or allied health program, and who have a predominant interest in the biology, diagnosis, prevention or treatment of human cancer.
Annual Dues: FREE
Emeritus: Available to current Full, Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist, International Corresponding, and Affiliated Health Professional members who are either 70 years or older, fully retired, or permanently disabled. Emeritus members retain all rights based on their previous category. Current Full, Allied Physician/Doctoral Scientist, International Corresponding, and Affiliated Health Professional members that wish to obtain Emeritus status should submit their request in writing to ASCO Customer Service to be reviewed by the Membership Committee Chair.
Annual Dues: FREE