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Awards & Recognition


The Association of Community Cancer Centers' awards are designed to confer special recognition on members of the oncology community who have distinguished themselves in service to patients, the community, the profession, and the Association.

icon-medalla-100x119The deadline has been extended for applications and nominations to June 1 for the Clinical Research Award, David King Community Clinical Scientist Award, and the Annual Achievement Award.

ACCC Innovator Awards

InnovatorAwards-2018-500x500The ACCC Innovator Awards honor Cancer Program Members that have exhibited forward-thinking strategic planning and developed pioneering programs and creative solutions. Innovative programs advance the goals of improving access, quality, and/or cost-effectiveness of cancer care delivery.

Innovator Award winners agree to present their innovative programs at the ACCC 35th National Oncology Conference, and will be featured in our journal, Oncology Issues. The innovators share their outstanding programs and replicable models with conference attendees. Additionally, winners receive regional and national exposure as their innovations are shared with oncology care providers, the broader healthcare community, and national press outlets.

2018 Innovator Award Winners 2017 Innovator Award Winners

Individual Awards

  • The Clinical Research Award recognizes individuals whose research has significantly and positively impacted the oncology patient, family and/or community.
  • The David King Community Clinical Scientist Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated leadership in the development, participation, and evaluation of clinical studies and/or are active in the development of new screening, risk assessment, treatment, or supportive care programs for cancer patients.

Past Individual Winners

Award winners are honored and receive their awards during the National Oncology Conference in the fall.

Individual/Organizational Award

  • The Annual Achievement Award recognizes individuals or an organization who have made outstanding contributions, nationally and/or internationally, to cancer care and to patients with cancer.

Past Individual/Organizational Award Winners

Award winners are honored and receive their awards during the National Oncology Conference in the fall.