For Health Care Professionals

If you are an oncologist or oncology health professional looking to help your patients with their education needs, know that ASCO is here to help you. ASCO’s patient information website, Cancer.Net, offers trusted and compassionate information for people with cancer and their families and caregivers.

All of the content on Cancer.Net is reviewed and approved by an ASCO Editorial Board of nearly 200 medical, surgical, radiation, and pediatric oncologists, oncology nurses, physician assistants, social workers, and patient advocates. The comprehensive content on Cancer.Net includes sections devoted to cancer typesnavigating cancer carecoping with cancersurvivorshipcaregiving, and research and advocacy. There is also a blog, as well as podcasts and videos.

Learn more about Cancer.Net's reach and impact in 2021 (PDF).

Many pages on Cancer.Net are also available in Spanish. View a flyer that describes the Spanish content on Cancer.Net.

Share a PowerPoint slide in your presentations to let people know about the resources available at Cancer.Net.

7 Ways You Can Help ASCO Deliver Trusted Information to Patients and Caregivers

1. Include Expert Patient Information From ASCO in Your After-Visit Summaries

A full-text transcript is available.

Want to direct your patients to specific resources? Download a list of quick links (PDF) to specific Cancer.Net sections and articles.

2. Order Free Cancer.Net Promotional Materials

Help your patients discover Cancer.Net and feel confident that they have access to an authoritative and timely online educational resource by stocking your practice with these free items:

  • Referral cards to Cancer.Net (available in packs of 50 cards). 

  • Cancer.Net pens

To order, email or call 888-651-3038.

3. Give Patients ASCO Answers Education Materials

ASCO Answers is a collection of oncologist-approved patient education materials developed by ASCO for people with cancer and their caregivers. For printing quantities over 100, please reach out to

  • ASCO Answers Guides to Cancer: These comprehensive guides help newly diagnosed patients better understand their disease and treatment options. They include information about diagnosis, treatment, side effects, and psychosocial effects and allow patients to record the specifics of their individual diagnosis and treatment plan.

  • Examples of ASCO Answers Fact SheetsASCO Answers Fact Sheets: This series of one-page (front and back) fact sheets provides an introduction to a specific type of cancer, cancer treatment, or side effect. Each includes an overview of the subject, an illustration, words to know, and questions to ask the health care team.

  • ASCO Answers Topic-Specific Booklets: Detailed information for patients and caregivers about practical, specific concerns, in both English and Spanish.

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4. Encourage Your Patients to Download the Mobile App

Encourage your patients to use the Cancer.Net Mobile app to stay informed, empowered, and organized during their cancer treatment and beyond. The app now features a welcome tour and a redesigned interface, enabling patients to get personalized content suggestions and easily filter, bookmark and share content from ASCO experts with their health care team, family and caregivers. Patients can also log their medications, track symptoms and side effects, record questions to ask their health care team and more. Cancer.Net Mobile is a vital tool for you and your patients for shared decision-making. Available for free on iOS and Android. Spanish enabled! Learn more at

5. Sign up to Receive Cancer.Net Emails

Sign up to receive Inside Cancer.Net, the free monthly email newsletter that highlights new and noteworthy articles, videos, podcasts, and events featured on Cancer.Net.

6. Let Patients Know You’re Here to Help

Cancer.Net provides a “Find a Cancer Doctor” directory right on the homepage, so patients can connect with the doctors they need. ASCO members: To have your practice listed in the Cancer.Net database, please update the Patient Contact Information field in your ASCO member profile. For assistance, please contact

7. Connect on Social Media

Cancer.Net is on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

  • Like us on Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Subscribe to us on YouTube

View an Introduction to Cancer.Net

Learn more about the information and resources that Cancer.Net offers to your patients and their loved ones:

A full-text transcript is available.