Certificate of compliance

Cancer dot net

is in compliance with the HONcode

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21 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Feb 2022

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

22 May 2000

Certificate validity:

valid until Feb 2022

Date of last visit:

24 Feb 2021

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.

Cancer.Net Breast Cancer Advisory Panelists
Deborah Axelrod, MD, FACS
New York University Medical Center
Pamela J. DiPiro, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Julie Gralow, MD, FACP, FASCO
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Generosa (Jenny) Grana, MD
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine
Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, BCD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Sheila Lindsay, MS, RN, ANP-BC, OCN
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Erica Kuhn, MPH
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Daniel Rutz, MPH
National Center for Infectious Disease
Mary Lou Smith, FASCO
Research Advocacy Network
Saroj Niraula MD, MSc
CancerCare Manitoba
Beth Overmoyer, MD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Ayca Gucalp, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Cancer.Net Central Nervous System Tumors Advisory Panelists
Terri S. Armstrong, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute
Anthony Asher, MD, FACS
Carolina NeuroSurgery and Spine Associates
Lewis S. Blevins Jr., MD
UCSF California Center for Pituitary Disorders
Jason T. Huse, MD, PhD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Mary Lovely, PhD, RN, CNRN
University of California San Francisco
Randi Murray
Independent Patient Advocate
David R. Raleigh, MD, PhD
University of California San Francisco

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The Content 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.

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Your location data. For example, a location is derived from your IP address, geolocation, or other data such as a zip code or name of a town or city;
The content of your contact with us, such as a note or recording of a call you make to one of our customer service centers, an email sent, or other records of any contact with us;
Your account information, such as payment data, subscriptions you use, membership status, meeting attendance, account numbers or other information related to your account.
Credential information – we’ll collect passwords, hints, and similar security information used for authentication and access to accounts and services;
Your preferences for particular products, services, communications, and lifestyle activities based on how you use our products and services (personalization);
See the “Cookies” section for details on what we collect using Cookies, Web Beacons, Pixels, and other technologies, including digital advertising.
Your browsing history. Based on your browser and device settings, ASCO may collect the categories of our Websites you have browsed on your device(s), e.g., Research & Progress, Advocacy & Policy, Meetings or Membership, and use these interests to send you personalized marketing or advertising. We may also collect information on the website you were on before and after you visited our Website. You can opt-out of targeted advertising through Cookies and by updating your preference center. See, Section 10, “Your Rights and User Restrictions”.
Information we obtain from other sources, such as fraud-prevention agencies, publicly available sites, and from other data providers. This includes demographic data, interest-based data, and internet browsing behavior.
7. How We Use Your information
We use the information you provide to us and the information we collect to improve our products, services, and your experience with the Website, as well as to facilitate transactions you engage in with us. Our use of your information and any communications from you to us will be consistent with the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy. The information we collect about you and how we collect it varies depending on many factors, including: the products and services that you use and subscribe to, how you have used the products and services, your browser settings, your device, your preference and Cookie settings, and what we have obtained from a third-party with permission to share it with us. ASCO may process your personal data and PII based on:

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

Approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, 04/2019

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Approved by the Cancer.Net Editorial Board, 04/2019

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Contact ASCO's Media Relations department, at

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ancer.Net, owned and operated by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), provides links from the Cancer.Net website to third-party Internet websites and resources as a convenience to visitors.

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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.

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.

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