National Research Advocacy Opportunities


For all or multiple cancers

Scientist – Survivor Program (American Association for Cancer Research)




Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs








Patient Advocacy Program at the ASCO Annual Meeting






Office for Advocacy Relations at the National Cancer Institute. Join their Email list.



The Physical Sciences in Oncology Network is a National Cancer Institute funded initiative to involve scientists in the physical sciences (engineering, physics, math) in cancer research. Several advocates are involved at specific centers and welcome new advocates.





For specific cancers

Project LEAD (National Breast Cancer Coalition)

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium Advocate Program

Susan G. Komen Advocate in Science (breast cancer)

Young Survival Coalition (breast cancer in young women)

Research Advocacy (Fight Colorectal Cancers)


For Hereditary Cancers

Research Advocate Program (FORCE – Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered)

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