Comprehensive cancer control programs and coalitions address issues related to cancer treatment by educating survivors, caregivers, and providers in making informed decisions, as well as enacting policy and systems changes to improve access to cancer care. Below are links to ACS resources to help your coalition take action to improve cancer care in your state.
Healthcare Professional Resources
ACS Information for Healthcare Professionals
Browse this collection of resources for the health care professionals in your Comprehensive Cancer Control coalition. Resource topics include prevention, screening and survivorship care guidelines, resources for educating clinic staff, and patient education materials for download.
Patient Information Resources
These programs help you to make informed decisions about cancer treatment.
Reach to Recovery
Reach To Recovery. We have shifted our Reach To Recovery one-on-one support program to completely phone-based, linking new breast cancer patients with survivors who have had a similar diagnosis and treatment plan.
Cancer Survivors Network
Cancer Survivors Network. Patients and caregivers can find a safe, supportive online connection at csn.cancer.org. There are discussion boards and chat rooms where people can build their own support network. Get comprehensive information about cancer risk, prevention, screening, detection, treatment, survivorship, and end-of-life care, and learn how to manage common problems and concerns.
Patient Support Resources
Cancer Support Programs in Your Community
Search for support programs in your community or call 1-800-ACS-2345 for help finding programs. ACS provides programs such as transportation to treatment, patient lodging, and volunteers who can talk to breast cancer patients about coping with diagnosis and treatment.