About Us

The best cancer care starts with the best cancer information. With nearly 50,000 members in 170 countries who are leaders in advancing cancer care, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the voice of the world’s cancer physicians. ASCO’s patient information website -- Cancer.Net (www.cancer.net) -- brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. Well-informed patients are their own best advocates and invaluable partners for physicians. Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions. Cancer.Net is supported by Conquer Cancer ® The ASCO Foundation.

About Cancer.Net

Find out more about this patient education website, including its high quality content review process, its history and awards, and main areas of navigation.

Inside Cancer.Net

Inside Cancer.Net is a monthly e-newsletter that highlights new and noteworthy articles, videos, podcasts, and events for people in the cancer community, patients, and families and friends. Sign up now to receive it.

Awards and Recognition

Learn more about recent awards won by Cancer.Net, ASCO Answers Patient Education Materials, Cancer.Net Mobile, and the Cancer.Net Blog and podcasts.

About ASCO

Learn more about the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the world's leading professional organization representing physicians of all oncology subspecialties who care for people with cancer.

For Health Care Professionals

If you are an oncologist or oncology health professional looking to help your patients with their educational needs, please know that ASCO is here to help you.


Events in which ASCO and/or Cancer.Net has collaborated with various organizations.

Support Cancer.Net

Cancer.Net gratefully acknowledges the individuals, organizations, and companies who support this website through donations and sponsorships.