The best cancer care starts with the best cancer information. With nearly 40,000 members who are leaders in advancing cancer care, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is the voice of the world’s cancer physicians. ASCO’s patient information website -- Cancer.Net ( -- brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them. Well-informed patients are their own best advocates and invaluable partners for physicians. Cancer.Net provides timely, comprehensive information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions. Cancer.Net is supported by the Conquer Cancer Foundation.

  1. English
    April 19, 2018

    Cancer survivor Brittany Sullivan shares 4 tips on explaining your cancer diagnosis and treatment.

  2. English
    April 17, 2018

    Cancer staging describes the extent of a cancer’s growth or spread. Read about the new staging information recently released for many cancer types and why knowing your stage matters.

  3. English
    April 12, 2018

    Dr. Kathryn Gold provides an overview of head and neck cancers, including risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and side effects.

  4. English
    April 10, 2018

    A financial power of attorney is a legal document that allows a patient to appoint someone to help them out with certain activities, like speaking with insurance companies, managing finances, and communicating with government agencies.

  5. Spanish
    April 4, 2018

    Valérie Sanja Tettinek, sobreviviente del sarcoma, comparte cómo procurar la resiliencia la ayudó a hacer frente a la carga emocional de su diagnóstico. También describe las prácticas de atención plena (Mindfulness) que la empoderan día a día.

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