General Cancer Information

Cancer is a broad category of diseases characterized by abnormal and uncontrolled cell growth.  There are more than 100 types of cancers and the disease can occur almost anywhere in the body. More than a million people are diagnosed each year in the United States with some form of cancer.  Millions more find themselves in the role of care partner or advocate. If you are one of them, do not be overwhelmed. The Patient Empowerment Network can help you navigate this journey with confidence.

Featuring original content alongside curated material from our trusted partners, the Patient Empowerment Network provides you with easy-to-understand, reliable information and resources. We are here to guide you through diagnosis, testing, treatment, managing overall wellbeing, recovery, and, everything in between. You’ll find access to the latest news and information related to cancer, followed by Patient Empowerment Network’s unique programs for cancer patients and their care partners.

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