Patricia LoRusso, DO, Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Associate Cancer Center Director of Experimental Therapeutics at Yale Cancer Center, was named a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (FASCO). The FASCO distinction honors members of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for their extraordinary volunteer service, commitment, and dedication to the organization. LoRusso was one of 17 recipients nationwide to earn the FASCO designation this year.
ASCO represents nearly 45,000 oncology professionals who care for people living with cancer. Through research, education, and promotion of the highest-quality patient care, ASCO works to conquer cancer and create a world where cancer is prevented or cured, and every survivor is healthy. It is supported by its affiliate organization, the Conquer Cancer Foundation.
The 2022 Fellows of ASCO received the distinction of FASCO on June 4, 2022, at the ASCO annual meeting held this year in Chicago, Illinois. LoRusso joins six Yale Cancer Center members who have earned the FASCO distinction: Anees Chagpar, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C); Veronica Chiang, MD, FAANS; Vincent DeVita, Jr., MD; Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD; Jill Lacy, MD; and Eric Winer, MD.