Useful links for healthcare professionals
The following sites can provide useful information and resources for your practice.
National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, and is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
Get more information at http://www.cancer.gov
American Society of Clinical Oncology® (ASCO)
ASCO is a professional oncology society that is committed to conquering cancer through research, education, prevention and delivery of high-quality patient care.
Get more information at http://www.asco.org
Nation Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)
The NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of 25 of the world's leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education.
Learn more at http://www.nccn.org
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS®)
This organization, which is open to registered nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in oncology care, promotes excellence in oncology nursing and quality cancer care
Learn more at http://www.ons.org
Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA)
HOPA supports pharmacy practitioners and seeks to promote and advance hematology/oncology pharmacy to optimize the care of individuals affected by cancer.
Learn more at http://www.hoparx.org
Helpful links for patients
Cancer Support CommunityTM (CSC)
CSC, one of the largest professionally-led networks of cancer support worldwide, provides emotional and social support for people affected by cancer. The organization includes community-based centers and online services run by trained and licensed professionals.
Get more information at
Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)
PAF is the leading direct patient services organization in the country with a mission to eliminate obstacles for patients trying to access quality healthcare.
Get more information at www.patientadvocate.org
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
The NCCS advocates for quality cancer care for all Americans and provides tools that empower people affected by cancer to advocate for themselves.
Get more information at www.canceradvocacy.org