Survivor and Patient Advocacy Program

Mary Jackson Scroggins Honored With 2016 AACR Distinguished Public Service Award

The AACR honored Mary Jackson Scroggins at the AACR Annual Meeting. She was recognized for her long-standing advocacy on behalf of cancer patients and for her many years of service and commitment to the AACR. Take a moment to listen to her speech.

Resources and Information

The AACR has a long-standing commitment to fostering partnerships with survivor advocates—and to fulfill its goal of significantly expanding these relationships.

Interested in speaking with people who have walked in your shoes? Search here for an extensive list of cancer support and patient advocacy organizations. Find organized lists of groups dedicated to specific types of cancer, government agencies and research institutes that can provide you with the latest in specific organ site research.

Get the answers for the most common questions faced by advocates, patients, and caregivers. Check out the "How To" series to learn about find financial aid, clinical trials, and much more.

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