Patients Resources: Your Source for Valuable Insights
Discovering answers for you or your loved ones' cancer diagnosis requires many different steps. If you or a loved one are in treatment or have been recently diagnosed with cancer, we want to help. Explore our resources that offer more information on cancer, cancer research, clinical trials, and national cancer organizations.
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How mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) tumors build resistance to the cancer treatment ibrutinib
Researchers wanted to learn how MCL tumors develop resistance (no longer respond) to ibrutinib, a prescription medicine to treat MCL…
Research on a new way to match the right radiotherapy dose with the right patient
Researchers tested a new method — genomic-adjusted radiation dose (GARD) —to predict how much radiation a person should get to treat their cancer…
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Gaining access to treatment options through clinical trials may offer patients new ways to fight cancer. Learn how ORIEN® TCC® is paving the path for better access to potentially life-changing clinical trials.
National Cancer Organizations & Additional Resources
National Cancer Institute
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:
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) publishes scientific research on cancer treatment and prevention and is a leader in educating the public about cancer research and science. It supports people who have cancer and caregivers to help:
The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) is the world’s leading member-driven organization specifically dedicated to improving cancer patient outcomes by advancing the science and application of cancer immunotherapy. Through educational programs that foster scientific exchange and collaboration, SITC aims to one day make the word “cure” a reality for cancer patients everywhere: