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The Maryland and District of Columbia Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (“MDCSCO”) is committed to improving the quality and delivery of care in medical oncology in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia. We promote appropriate standards of care in oncology and cooperate with investigators conducting cancer research.

In addition, we assist in the continuing education of oncologists and educate the public, the government, insurance carriers, and other health care providers about appropriate prevention of cancer and other therapeutic options for patients with cancer.

We encourage you to join more than 400 current members in providing the leadership in our progressive future. Click here to find out more about our membership.


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Membership is Now FREE for
Professional
Members and for Allied
Professionals.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ONCOLOGISTS

NO MORE DUES!

The Maryland and District of Columbia  Society of Clinical Oncology now offers FREE professional memberships to physician oncologists. Click here for the flyer.

As a member, you get the following benefits:

  • Free attendance at ALL MDCSCO events.
  • A legislative voice on issues of high priority to the practice of oncology.
  • Being a member of one of the U.S.'s strongest ASCO state affiliates and representation at ASCO.
  • Representation at NCCN.
  • Opportunity to be considered for elected office and other leadership roles within MDCSCO.

Confirm your membership now!

 

MDCSCO October 24, 2018
Membership and Awards Dinner
Award Recipient Sheila Ross

UPCOMING MEETINGS

 

ASCO Update
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

6:15 pm - Reception
7:15 pm - Dinner
Exhibits


Center Club
100 Light Street
Baltimore, MD


Speakers:
William Sharfman, MD Johns Hopkins (Melanoma)
Eric Seifter, MD Johns Hopkins (Hematological Malignancies)
Valerie Lee,  MD Johns Hopkins (Gastrointestinal Cancers)
Cesar Santa-Maria, MD Johns Hopkins (Breast Cancer)
Josephine Feliciano, MD Johns Hopkins (Lung Cancer)
Arif Hussain, MD University of Maryland (Genitourinary Cancers)

No charge to MDCSCO members and prospective members

ATTENDEES CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE

CORPORATE MEMBERS REGISTER ONLINE HERE

 


2019 - SAVE THE DATES!

(See the event calendar for more info!)




June 1 - 4 – ASCO, Chicago
June 18 - ASCO Update, Baltimore, Center Club
August 2 - Best of ASCO Reception, MDCSCO, Baltimore, MD
September 11 - Hot Topics
October 23 - 25 – ASCO State Society Meeting, Alexandria, Westin
October 16 - MDCSCO Awards Dinner, Baltimore, Center Club
November 20 - MDCSCO CME
December 4 - MDCSCO Industry Spotlight, Hanover, MD - Hotel at Arundel Preserve
December 7 - 9 – ASH Annual Meeting


ANNOUNCEMENTS


 Denial Rates and Days to Pay for Cancer Drugs: Commercial Health Plan Report Card

Office-administered oncology drugs given in the community setting face stiff reimbursement challenges when billing commercial plans; while Medicare has emerged as the gold standard for both predictable payment and timeliness. Click here for more.

 

Quality Payment Program: 2018 CME Modules, Infographics, and Scoring Guide

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted three new Continuing Medical Education (CME) modules on the Medicare Learning Network Learning Management System for the 2018 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), Click here to see more.