Other American Cancer Society Resources

The American Cancer Society offers medical journals, consumer books, and more.

Cancer Statistics

The American Cancer Society tracks cancer occurrence, including the number of deaths, cases, and how long people survive after diagnosis. ACS also tracks data regarding behaviors that influence the risk of developing cancer and the use of screening tests.

Continuing Education

The American Cancer Society provides continuing education activities for physicians and nurses based on articles in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. All journal-based CE activities offered in CA are FREE of charge and will award AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or ANCC contact hours upon successful completion of the quiz. You can follow a CE link from selected CA articles or you can visit the CE website directly at www.acsjournals.com/ce.

The American Cancer Society is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Blackwell Futura Media Services is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians

Otis Webb Brawley, MD
American Cancer Society

Ted Gansler, MD, MBA, MPH
American Cancer Society

CA is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society that publishes the latest American Cancer Society guidelines, as well as review articles covering many areas of oncology. CA enables clinicians and healthcare professionals to offer patients evidence-based advice for cancer prevention and early detection. CA offers a host of additional resources that enable readers to stay abreast of the latest facts, figures, and information that are essential to healthcare professionals.

Frequency of publication: 6 issues per year (print and online)

Cost: Free to access online.

To learn more about the journal: cacancerjournal.com

Follow CA on Twitter: Twitter.com/CAonline

Additional free digital publication: American Cancer Society: Guidelines & Patient Pages digital issue.

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Fadlo R. Khuri, MD
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA

Cancer is a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society that provides clinicians and researchers with the latest information they need to give patients the best-quality cancer care possible. Each issue brings the laboratory to the patient's bedside by providing readers with the latest clinical research findings and information on such critical issues as cancer prevention, early detection, diagnosis, cure, rehabilitation, and comprehensive patient care. Cancer also publishes supplements on topics of interest to oncology professionals.

Frequency of publication: 24 issues per year (print and online)

Cost: Content 12 months or older is free to access online. More recent content is available through a subscription.

To learn more about the journal: canceronlinejournal.com

Follow Cancer on Twitter: Twitter.com/JournalCancer

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Cancer Cytopathology

Celeste N. Powers, MD, PhD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Pathology

Cancer Cytopathology is a peer-reviewed publication of the American Cancer Society. The objective of the journal is to provide a forum for the exchange of information among cytopathologists and related oncologic disciplines concerned with the etiology and course of cancer and its diagnosis and prevention. Original research articles cover detection, ethics, etiology, genetics and cytogenetics, imaging, immunology, oncogenes, clinical pathologic correlations, and screening. Key topics include analytic cytopathology, fine-needle aspiration, gynecologic cytopathology, immunochemistry, and molecular diagnostics.

Frequency of publication: 12 issues per year (print and online)

Cost: Content 12 months or older is free to access online. More recent content is available through a subscription.

To learn more about the journal: cancercytojournal.com

Follow Cancer Cytopathology on Twitter: Twitter.com/CancerCytopath

ACS Bookstore

Our bookstore features more than 55 award-winning books for you and your family, including STAY WELL books for adults and children on healthy living, disease prevention, cooking, smoking cessation, and nutrition, as well as GET WELL books on cancer treatment, side effects, coping, caregiving, and survivorship.

The bookstore also offers a number of books of interest to physicians, nurses, dietitians, and other health professionals, from comprehensive, evidenced-based patient guides on cancer treatment, nutrition, complementary and alternative therapies, pain management, lymphedema, and palliative care, to sourcebooks for oncology nurses and social workers, to statistical atlases on cancer and tobacco use.