Joining MASCC Study Groups

Benefits of Joining a Study Group

Through Study Group membership, you become an integral part of a worldwide network of supportive care specialists. Study Group membership provides opportunities to do any or all of the following:

  • Get involved in projects, surveys, guideline development, and other MASCC activities. 
  • Help monitor Study Group web pages: report on recent activities and suggest helpful resources. 
  • Help review meeting abstract submissions and educational materials.
  • Help develop proposals for Annual Meeting Workshops and Parallel Sessions.
  • Meet professionals from around the world who share your clinical and research interests.
  • Meet experts in the field and work on projects with them.

Study Group Policy, Leadership Roles and Responsibilities
Learn More about MASCC Study Groups and read some Research Highlights

Outstanding Study Group and Study Group Leader Awards

The Outstanding Study Group Award recognizes a Study Group’s excellence and outstanding achievement in promoting, activating, and executing activity within the SG. The Outstanding Study Group Leader Award recognizes the principal driver of the main project that led to the Study Group’s recognition and award. See the Study Group Award Policy for eligibility criteria and selection process.

How to Join a Study Group

Every MASCC member is eligible to join up to three Study Groups. Study Group membership can be initiated or changed at any time. Just visit your member Profile by clicking on Member Login or “My Account,” under Membership. Click “Edit Profile” to make changes. Here, you can change your username, password, address, email, phone, and select, review and change your Study Group memberships.

To Select or Change Your Study Groups

Go to “My Account” under membership and then “Edit My Profile.” Select up to three Study Groups you are interested in.
Keep your profile up to date with the email address you wish to receive the latest updates and emails from the Study Group Chairs. 

Study Group Policies, Applications and Forms

For policies, applications and forms relevant to Study Group leadership, budget, grants, workshops, etc., please see Policies and Forms.

For Annual Meeting Award and Scholarship Policies and Applications, See Awards and Scholarships.

For travel reimbursement information, see Policies and Forms.

Study Group Communication

Study Group Chairs and Vice-Chairs communicate with members via email using information from your account profile. Thus, it is important to be sure your profile contains your current email address. You will only receive communication from Chairs or Vice-Chairs, not replies from other members.

To get in touch with a Study Group leader, contact our MASCC office at [email protected]

Study Group Leadership

MASCC Study Group Leadership
Each study group is led by a Chair and one or two Vice-Chairs for a two-year term.
MASCC Study Group Leadership Policy > see Policies and Forms

Be a MASCC Leader - Want to Chair or Vice-Chair a Study Group?
Contact MASCC at [email protected]

Study Group Workshops

Each year, several in-depth workshops, provided by one or more study groups, are presented at the MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting. These well-attended workshops provide opportunities for participants to hear about the latest research, to share their own experience, and to meet colleagues with similar interests.
>> View Study Group Workshops

For information on MASCC Study Groups or to contact a Study Group Chair, please see our contact page.