Good cancer care starts with good cancer information. Well-informed patients are their own best advocates, and invaluable partners for physicians. ASCO's patient website, Cancer.Net, brings the expertise and resources of the world's cancer physicians to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. ASCO is composed of more than 27,000 oncologists globally who are the leaders in advancing cancer care. All the information and content on Cancer.Net was developed and approved by the cancer doctors who are members of ASCO, making Cancer.Net the most up-to-date and trusted resource for cancer information on the Internet. Cancer.Net is made possible by The ASCO Cancer Foundation, which provides funding for cutting-edge cancer research, professional education, and patient and family support. People in search of cancer information can feel secure knowing that the programs supported by The ASCO Cancer Foundation provide the most thorough, accurate, and up-to-date cancer information found anywhere.
Visit Cancer.Net to find guides on more than 120 types of cancer and cancer-related syndromes, clinical trials information, coping resources, information on managing side effects, medical illustrations, cancer information in Spanish, podcasts, the latest cancer news, and much more. For more information about ASCO's patient information resources, call toll free 888-651-3038.
CAP is a medical society that serves nearly 16,000 physician members and the laboratory community throughout the world. It is the world's largest association composed exclusively of pathologists and is widely considered the leader in laboratory quality assurance. The College is an advocate for high-quality and cost-effective medical care. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the leading peer-reviewed medical journal for pathologists worldwide, is published by the College. The College also produces MyHealthTestReminder.com, an e-mail reminder website, to help patients remember to schedule their life-saving health tests such as mammograms, Pap tests, colon cancer screenings, diabetes screenings, cholesterol testing, and to schedule their next blood donation. The site also provides preventive patient information, developed by pathologists, on these diseases. For more information, call 800-323-4040 or visit www.cap.org .