Managing Your Cancer Care During a Weather Emergency or Disaster

ASCO and Cancer.Net have compiled the following resources for people with cancer and their loved ones to help prepare for and stay safe during a hurricane or other severe weather:

ASCO and NCI Patient Information Wallet Card: This printable PDF includes information on how to access ASCO and NCI information tools. It also includes space on the back to note brief details about a person's diagnosis and treatment, in case they need to be treated by a doctor unfamiliar with their care.

What Should I Do During an Emergency or Natural Disaster?

Top Food Safety Tips for Severe Weather

After a Hurricane: 6 Things People With Cancer Should Know

Find additional resources for physicians and patients at

Recursos en Español

¿Qué debo hacer durante o después de una emergencia o catástrofe natural?

Consejos principales sobre seguridad de los alimentos en caso de inclemencias climáticas

Después del huracán: 6 cosas que deben saber las personas con cáncer

Additional Resources

Healthcare Ready: Resources

National Cancer Institute: Emergency Preparedness for the Cancer Community

United States Department of Agriculture: Meat and Poultry Hotline