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Cancer dot net

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/Harv...

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The Content of the Website does not constitute medical or legal advice, and is not intended for use in the diagnosis or treatment of individual conditions. The Content is not comprehensive, and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with a licensed medical professional or other traditional source of medical information. The mention of any product, service, organization, activity or therapy on the Website should not be construed as an ASCO endorsement. ASCO assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage to persons or property arising out of or related to the Content of the Web... 

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How we collect NPI. We collect certain NPI about your use of the Website through our use of first and third party Cookies and through other technical means (e.g. Click Stream Information such as log files, Web Beacons, etc.). This NPI includes information about the date and time you visit the Website, which pages you view, how you arrive at the Website (through referring links or otherwise), how much time you spend on the Website, your IP address, and the type of Browser and operating system you use.
How we use PII. We use PII, and any data, personal or otherwise, that you prov...

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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 American Society of Clinical Oncology
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Phone: 571-483-1300
Fax: 571-366-9530

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The HONcode's significance

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.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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