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Springer Healthcare expands relationship with leading oncology association

New agreement follows a successful three-year period as exclusive supplier of ASCO’s Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Oncology Practice for major Pharma markets including North America, Japan, India and most of Europe.

London, 14 January 2016 

Springer Healthcare, part of Springer Nature, has signed an exclusive three-year global* commercial reprints representation agreement with the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)®, the world's leading professional organization representing physicians who care for people with cancer. 

The new agreement, which began on 1 January 2016, adds another of ASCO’s flagship publications, the Journal of Global Oncology, to Springer Healthcare’s portfolio and expands its reach to include Africa, South Korea, France, Latin America and the Middle East. 

Under the terms of the deal, Springer Healthcare will also continue to provide commercial reprints from articles published in ASCO’s Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Oncology Practice, in major Pharma markets including North America, Japan, India and most of Europe, following a successful three-year period which began in 2011. 

 “This renewed agreement reflects the best of both organizations:  ASCO’s leadership in the oncology arena and our unparalleled global reach,” said Carolyn Honour, Managing Director of Springer Healthcare. “We look forward to continuing to support physicians around the world by providing exemplary content and educational resources through our collaboration with ASCO.”



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New Contract runs from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018.  

ASCO ® is a registered trademark of the American Society of Clinical Oncology®. Used with permission.  ASCO ® is not a partner or affiliate of Springer and does not recommend or endorse any vendor, product, or service.

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