Friday, October 9, 2020

Benefits of Membership with FLASCO

A fellow of the American College of Radiology, Dr. Alan H. Porter is a board-certified physician, clinical instructor, and the founder of Sarasota County-based Porter Radiation Oncology. Dr. Alan Porter is a former president of the Florida Radiological Society (FRS) and the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO).

A professional society, FLASCO is nationally recognized and exists to serve as an educational resource in support of patients fighting against cancer. FLASCO offers membership to professionals working in the field of oncology to foster the sharing of ideas and to advance knowledge within the industry.

Membership with FLASCO provides opportunities to attend a diverse range of industry events, including the society’s education sessions held in the spring and fall, the annual FLASCO Spring one-day Business of Oncology Summit, and the Educational Track Session held at the FLASCO fall meeting. Members also receive discounts on additional events sponsored by FLASCO, gain access to the FLASCO website, and are automatically awarded membership with the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC).

FLASCO members are invited to participate in networking and patient advocacy events and receive ongoing career and practice support. Members are also kept informed about industry happenings through weekly and monthly newsletters and are represented by FLASCO at national meetings and on the Florida Medicaid P and T Committee. 

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