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Collaborate with the American Cancer Society


Under Standard 4.3, “The CLP serves as liaison for the cancer program with the American Cancer Society (ACS).” The ACS staff can provide accredited programs with additional information on the ACS resources that support specific Standards and Eligibility Requirements.


Within the first three months of initial appointment as the Cancer Liaison Physician (CLP), make personal contact with your ACS representative to identify your local contact and schedule an initial meeting.

Commission on Cancer 80 by 2018 Initiative (video)

Commission on Cancer 80 by 2018 Initiative (call sheet)

Find American Cancer Society patient resources in their Resource Directory

State Pain Report Card

American Cancer Society Contact List

Visit the American Cancer Society's Information for Health Care Professionals

Clinical Trials Matching Service

Visit the American Cancer Society Bookstore

Find specific American Cancer Society resources to help meet CoC Standards in the Collaborative Action Plan Guide.

Use this presentation on the collaboration between the Commission on Cancer and the American Cancer Society.

American Cancer Society Screening Guidelines