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 250 current members in providing the leadership in our progressive future. Click here to find out more about our membership.

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Membership Benefits

Membership is Now FREE for
Members and for Allied

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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.

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2019 Highlights of ASH Series – Registration Open!

Registration is now open for the 2019 Highlights of ASH Series.  If you need a recap of this year’s ASH Annual Meeting, attend one of seven Highlights programs, domestically and internationally, to hear a comprehensive review of the latest scientific findings and treatment strategies presented in San Diego last month!
Highlights of ASH in North America:

   January 27-28:  New York and Dallas



February 6, 2019
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
200 Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21012

Reception: 6:30 - 7:15 pm
Buffet Dinner - 7:15

No charge to MDCSCO members and guests
Parking located in hotel and validated

Dr. Ashkan Emadi, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Maryland
Dr. Satish Shanbhag, Associate  Professor of Medicine & Oncology, Johns Hopkins
Dr. Shruti Chaturvedi, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins
Dr. Eric Seifter, Associate Professor of Medicine and Oncology, Johns Hopkins


(See the event calendar for more info!)

February 20 - Dinner with Legislators (date may change)
March 27 - Breast Cancer Update
April 24 - Public Affairs Dinner
May 1 - MDCSCO Allied Professionals Meeting
June 1 - 4 – ASCO, Chicago
August 2 - Best of ASCO Reception, MDCSCO, Baltimore
October 23 - 25 – ASCO State Society Meeting, Alexandria, Westin
October 30 - MDCSCO Awards Dinner
November 20 - MDCSCO CME
December 4 - MDCSCO Industry Spotlight
December 7 - 9 – ASH Annual Meeting


 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.


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