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PAN Partner Organizations

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

ASCO is a professional oncology society committed to conquering cancer through research, education, prevention and delivery of high quality patient care. ASCO promotes and provides for lifelong learning for oncology professionals; cancer research; an improved environment for oncology practice; access to quality cancer care; a global network of oncology expertise; and educated and informed patients with cancer. ASCO is supported by its affiliate organization, the Conquer Cancer Foundation, which funds ground-breaking research and programs that make a tangible difference in the lives of people with cancer. ASCO’s diverse network of more than 30,000 oncology professionals recognizes ASCO's dedication to provide the highest quality resources in education, policy, the pioneering of clinical research and above all, advancing the care for patients with cancer.

www.ASCO.org

www.cancer.net

 

Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC)

Since 1974, the Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) has served as the leading national multidisciplinary organization that sets the standard for quality care for patients with cancer. ACCC is dedicated to promoting professional learning opportunities and to providing a forum for members to network and enhance their skills in the business, clinical and management aspects of care for the cancer community. More than 18,000 cancer care professionals from approximately 900 hospitals and more than 1,200 private practices are affiliated with ACCC. ACCC's unique membership includes all members of the cancer care team: medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons, cancer program administrators and medical directors, pharmacists, oncology nurses, oncology social workers, and cancer program data managers. For more information, visit ACCC's website at www.accc-cancer.org. Follow ACCC on Facebook and on ACCCBuzz, ACCC's online blog, www.acccbuzz.wordpress.com
 
 

Cancer Support Community 

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action and sustained by community. Backed by evidence that the best cancer care includes social and emotional support, the Cancer Support Community offers these services free of charge to men, women and children with any type or stage of cancer and to their loved ones. As the largest, professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support worldwide, the Cancer Support Community delivers a comprehensive menu of personalized and essential services including support groups, educational workshops, exercise and nutrition classes and social activities for the entire family. In 2009, The Wellness Community and Gilda's Club joined forces to become the Cancer Support Community. The combined organization, with more than 50 years of collective experience, provides the highest quality social and emotional support for people impacted by cancer through a network of over 50 licensed affiliates, more than 100 satellite locations and a vibrant online community, touching more than one million people each year.

www.cancersupportcommunity.org 

 

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a not-for-profit alliance of 23 of the world's leading cancer centers is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system. As the arbiter of high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers. The primary goal of all NCCN initiatives is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of oncology practice so patients can live better lives. 
 
 

ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer 

ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer is a national nonprofit organization with the mission to end prostate cancer. As a leader in the fight against prostate cancer, ZERO advances research, encourages action, and provides education and support to men and their families.  ZERO's premier programs include the ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge, the largest men's health event series in America. ZERO is a 501c3 charity, a Better Business Bureau member and 89 cents of every dollar donated goes to research and programs. 

www.ZEROcancer.org