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is in compliance with the HONcode

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16 Years

Certificate validity: 17 Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

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Date of initial review:

22 May 2000

Certificate validity:

17 Jun 2016 - Jun 2017

Date of last visit:

17 Jun 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Content on Cancer.Net is approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, composed of more than 150 medical, surgical, radiation, and pediatric oncologists, physician assistants, oncology nurses, social workers, and patient advocates. The Cancer.Net Editorial Board is led by its Associate Editors, who individually oversee specific areas of content based on their medical expertise. View more information about Cancer.Net's Associate Editors using the links to the right.
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO
Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center/Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center
Susan Marina Chang, MD
Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Central Nervous System Tumors
University of California, San Francisco
Paul Chapman, MD
Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Melanoma/Skin Cancers
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Ezra E. W. Cohen, MD, FRCPC
Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Head and Neck Cancers
University of California, San Diego
Melissa M. Hudson, MD
Cancer.Net Associate Editor: Childhood Cancers
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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How we use PII. We use PII, and any data, personal or otherwise, that you provide and which may be saved on the Website, to provide our products and services. In addition to the ways in which we may use NPI, examples of the ways in which we may use PII include but are not limited to:
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ASCO only discloses your PII to third parties under those circumstances outlined in Section 5.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Content on Cancer.Net is approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, composed of more than 150 medical, surgical, radiation, and pediatric oncologists, oncology nurses, physician assistants, social workers, and patient advocates.

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Last updated December 31, 2011

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

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