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.
May is National Cancer Research Month! Find out what you can do to support.
The AACR Annual Meeting
The AACR Annual Meeting 2013 was April 6-10, in Washington, D.C. More than 16,000 researchers, clincians, health care professionals and advocates joined together to share, network and learn about the latest in cancer research. If you could not attend this educational meeting or missed out on some of the highlights, take a few moments to brief just how wonderful this meeting was.
Rally for Medical Research
Thousands of people gathered together on April 8 to rally for medical research. Fourteen speakers shared their stories and the need for medical research. Nearly 200 partnering organizations joined AACR in raising awareness for medical research funding.
Missed the Rally? Take some time and view it on our YouTube channel.
Get Involved! Take Action!
- Email or send a message to your Senator.
- Tweet to members of Congress.
For more infomration to assst in your rally efforts, please view the Rally Toolkit.
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.
Take some time to read about the advances and new directions in cancer research.
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.