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 (www.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.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel reflects on the 20th anniversary of Cancer.Net and discusses the evolution of ASCO’s patient information website over 20 years, the information Cancer.Net provides today, and why this information is more important than ever before.