External Resources

American Association for Cancer Research
The AACR is the oldest and largest scientific organization in the world focused on every aspect of high-quality, innovative cancer research. Its reputation for scientific breadth and excellence attract the premier researchers in the field. The programs and services of the AACR foster the exchange of knowledge and new ideas among scientists dedicated to cancer research, provide training opportunities for the next generation of cancer researchers, and increase public understanding of cancer.

 
American Association for Cancer Education
The Association provides a forum for health-related professionals concerned with the study and improvement of cancer education at the undergraduate, graduate, continuing professional, and paraprofessional levels. Active members include physicians, dentists, nurses, health educators, social workers, occupational therapists, and other professionals interested in cancer education. Cancer education efforts are related to prevention, early detection, treatment and rehabilitation.

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society's website contains helpful information about cancer including a wide range of topics not limited to research, treatment, survivors and families. Research Funding information is also available.

American Society of Preventive Oncology

The American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) is a multi- disciplinary society which, through a variety of professional education activities which take place surrounding its annual meeting, is primarily committed to serving as an advocate for cancer prevention and control research.

American Public Health Association
APHA has been influencing policies and setting priorities in public health for over 125 years. Throughout its history it has been in the forefront of numerous efforts to prevent disease and promote health.

The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health.

The APHA hosts an annual meeting and maintains a public health calendar.

Oncology Nursing Society
The Oncology Nursing Society is a national specialty organization of more than 37,000 registered nurses and other healthcare professionals dedicated to excellence in patient care, research, administration, and education in the field of oncology. More than 220 local chapters provide a network for education and peer support at the community level. In addition, 27 special interest groups (SIGs) facilitate national networking of members in subspecialty areas. ONS actively supports health policy initiatives that support the nursing workforce, access to care, and prevention and early detection of cancer.