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Connecting Cancer Researchers with the Local Community

Resources for and about Research Advocates



Cancer Today (American Association for Cancer Research)

CURE Magazine


Articles of Interest

Cancer Research Advocacy: Past, Present and Future
Jane Perlmutter, Shannan K. Bell, and Gwen Darian (Cancer Research, AACR, 2013)

Scientists on Science (Lay language articles about cancer research from the AACR)

What is a Cancer Research Advocate?
Sanford James (Cancer.Net)

The Evolving Role of Patient Advocacy
Marci Landsmann, Cancer Today, AACR

Advice from Advocates: How to Navigate the Annual Meeting
Bob Riter and Carole Baas (AACR)

Tips to Interpret a Scientific Poster
Michelle A. Berny-Lang (AACR)

Other Resources

Patient Advocacy Resource Guide (SWOG)

Cancer Information and Support Network (CISN)

Research Advocacy Network

Cancer Research Advocacy
A presentation by Jane Perlmutter to the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

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