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Breast Cancer Symposium - Enhancing Clinical Care Through Collaboration

Membership Information

American Society of Breast Disease (ASBD)


The ASBD is the only professional medical society in the United States that serves all healthcare professionals and advocates involved in the fight against breast disease. Membership is open to professionals and organizations involved in breast disease care and research worldwide and includes specialists in Advocacy, Diagnostic Radiology, Healthcare Administration, Imaging Technologies, Internal Medicine, Medical Genetics, Medical Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology Nursing, Pathology, Pharmacy, Psychology, Radiation Oncology, Social Services and Surgery and Surgical Oncology.  For more information on the Societ and how to join, please visit www.asbd.org.



American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS)


Active membership is open to surgeons with a special interest in breast disease. Non-general surgeons or non-surgeon physicians with a demonstrated interest in breast surgery may join as associate members; allied healthcare professionals, researchers and scientists who are engaged in the care of breast surgery patients as affiliate members; and general surgery residents and surgical oncology and breast fellows currently enrolled in a residency/fellowship program as candidate members.  For more information on the Society and how to join, please visit www.breastsurgeons.org.



American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)


ASCO’s diverse network of more than 35,000 oncology professionals recognizes our dedication to provide the highest quality resources in education, policy, the pioneering of clinical research and above all, advancing the care for patients with cancer. Membership in a professional organization provides invaluable resources to advance individual careers as well as the practice of medicine itself. ASCO is unique in that we are the only organization that encompasses all oncology subspecialties, allowing our members to grow from the professional and personal expertise of their colleagues worldwide and across disciplines.

Did you know that ASCO offers free membership to all physicians enrolled in an oncology subspecialty training program? Join ASCO while at the meeting and receive a free personalized pen and immediate access to valuable member benefits.  Current members will also receive a personalized pen when they bring a colleague to join ASCO. For more information, visit benefits.asco.org or contact Member Services at (703) 299-0158, or (888) 282-2552, or at membermail@asco.org.


American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)


ASTRO Membership: Our membership is made up of more than 10,000 members including radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, nurses, biologists, physician assistants and practice administrators. We offer many resources and services for the entire radiation oncology treatment team. For information on benefits, or to join, please visit www.astro.org/membership



National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc. (NCBC, Inc.)


The National Consortium of Breast Centers, Inc. - an organization of breast professionals, breast centers, providers of services to care providers and corporations that supply equipment and pharmaceuticals to care providers.  Benefits of membership include collegial sharing among professionals around the country, national conference registration at affordable prices, a resource group of individuals willing to assistance in their areas of expertise, and many more services for the breast professional and their facility providing breast health care.  For more information about membership, visit www.breastcare.org.


Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO)


SSO serves its more than 2,800 members by representing and advancing the profession of surgical oncology and advocating for the cancer patient. SSO supports and facilitates professionalism, quality, lifelong learning, leadership and innovation.  To learn about SSO membership categories and benefits, and to join this global surgical oncology community, visit www.surgonc.org.