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.
6 Ways ASCO Can Help Educate Your Patients
1. Cancer.Net, ASCO’s Patient Website – Your Trusted Online Resource
Share accurate and reliable cancer information with your patients that is reviewed by an editorial board of more than 200 oncologists and oncology professionals. Find information on 120 cancer types and related hereditary syndromes, coping, caregiving, survivorship, research, resources to manage care, and more.
Learn more about Cancer.Net's reach and impact in 2022 and over the past 20 years.
Share a PowerPoint slide in your presentations to let people know about the resources available at Cancer.Net.
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 free referral cards to Cancer.Net (available in packs of 50 cards) and Cancer.Net pens.
To order, email email@example.com or call 888-651-3038.
2. EHR Smart Phrases – Streamline After-Visit Summaries
Integrate Cancer.Net smart phrases into your EHR after-visit summaries with this convenient list of quick links to expert patient information on Cancer.Net. Smart phrases help save you time and ensure your patients are accessing trustworthy cancer information so they can make informed health care decisions.
3. Cancer.Net en Español – Extending Your Reach
Encourage your Spanish-speaking patients to explore Cancer.Net/es for a wealth of information and resources in Spanish, such as cancer types, managing physical and emotional side effects, clinical trials, caregiving, survivorship, blog posts and more.
View a flyer that describes the Spanish content on Cancer.Net.
4. Cancer.Net Mobile App – Knowledge on the Go
Direct your patients to the award-winning Cancer.Net Mobile app to stay informed, empowered, and organized during cancer treatment and beyond. Patients can log medications, track symptoms and side effects, record questions to ask their health care team, and more. Cancer.Net Mobile is a vital tool to support shared decision-making between you and your patients. Available for free on iOS and Android. Spanish enabled.
5. Social Media – Connect, Stay Informed, Be Inspired
Encourage your patients to follow @CancerDotNet on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to stay up to date on the latest news and research advancements, find educational content and resources, and read inspiring patient stories.
6. ASCO Answers – Download Printable PDFs
ASCO Answers is a collection of oncologist-approved patient education materials developed by ASCO for people with cancer and their caregivers.
Need trusted, oncologist-approved resources with your logo? Cobrand these patient education materials from ASCO with your health organization's name and logo. For more information on cobranding opportunities, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For printing quantities over 100, please reach out to email@example.com.
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.
ASCO 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.