Visit these national cancer organization websites for more information on cancer, research, and clinical trials.
During this time of uncertainty, the ORIEN Patient Advisory Council has organized a list of COVID-19 resources for cancer patients. This list of links to high-quality sites and articles offers a starting point for sorting through the surge of recommended resources.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the nation’s largest governmental health agency. The NCI funds education and research for cancer treatment, and supports people with cancer and caregivers with education and resources to:
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a global organization with a stated mission to free the world from cancer. ACS provides support for people with cancer, caregivers, and loved ones, including help to:
- Understand your diagnosis and what it means
- Find, pay for, and manage treatment
- Care for someone who has cancer
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the professional organization for oncologists (doctors who care for people with cancer) and provides them with training and education on cancer treatment and research. It also provides education for people with cancer and caregivers in areas such as:
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is a publisher of scientific research on cancer treatment and prevention and a leader in educating the public about cancer research and science. It supports people who have cancer and caregivers to help: