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Breast Cancer Expert Nancy Davidson Elected ASCO President for 2007-2008

Breast Cancer Expert Nancy Davidson Elected ASCO President for 2007-2008

Nancy E. Davidson, MD, a medical oncologist who has specialized in breast cancer for more than 20 years, has been elected to become president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for a 1-year term beginning in June 2007. She took office as president-elect this month, during ASCO's 42nd annual meeting in Atlanta.

In addition, Bruce J. Roth, MD, professor of medicine/urologic surgery at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, was elected secretary-treasurer for the 2006-2009 term. Five new members were elected to the ASCO board of directors (Howard A. Burris III, MD, Waun Ki Hong, MD, FACP, DMSC, Thomas Marsland, MD, Gregory H. Reaman, MD, and Martine J. Piccart-Gebhart, MD, PHD) and two new members to the ASCO nominating committee (Edith Perez, MD, and Eric P. Winer, MD), all for 3‑year terms beginning in June 2006.

 
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