Welcome to the AACR's website for survivors and advocates. Below are some of our resources for survivors, families and patient advocates. For even more materials, please see the navigation bar at the left.
Science of Cancer Health Disparities Conference
The AACR offers advocates discounted registration rates for advocate attendees. Learn more about this opportunity. Learn more about this conference.
The Scientist↔Survivor Program at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014
Applications have been posted for the Scientist↔Survivor Program. Application deadline is Friday, December 20, 2013.
Learn more about the program and more about the AACR Annual Meeting 2014.
AACR Advocacy Partners Pavilion
The AACR invites local and national advocacy organizations to be a partner at the AACR Annual Meeting. The pavilion is a designated area on the show floor where not-for-profit cancer patient advocacy organizations can educate Annual Meeting attendees on their resources and services. Being a part of this pavilion is by invitation only and at no cost to the advocacy groups.
The AACR Cancer Progress Report
The AACR has released the AACR Cancer Progress Report 2013. The report celebrates the many ways that scientists have made research count for cancer patients and highlights the great need for continued support for cancer research.
Published by the AACR, Cancer Today is the authoritative resource for cancer patients, survivors and their family members and friends. In every issue, Cancer Today offers information and inspiration as you face the challenges of diagnosis, treatment, survivorship or caregiving.
Visit the Cancer Today website to read articles from the magazine, view the digital edition, subscribe or sign up for the free Cancer Today e-newsletter.
Patient support organizations, cancer centers, and doctor's offices can request free bulk subscriptions to the print magazine.
The AACR encourages patient advocates to join its network. Affiliate membership is open to all patient advocates who are promoting the advancement of cancer research, including those who are members of organizations and those who work as independent patient advocates. Membership offers an array of benefits and opportunities. If you are interested in helping us fulfill your mission and ours, sign up now!
PATIENTS, SURVIVORS AND FAMILIES
Cancer Support and Advocacy Resources
Look here for an extensive list of cancer support and patient advocacy organizations, government and research institutions, and useful websites. Find organized lists of groups dedicated to specific types of cancer.
Find information about support groups, clinical trials, financial help, and fundraising.