Resources for Providers and Patients

Below are links to educational opportunities, research opportunities, and publications geared toward oncology providers that are currently offered by ASCO, as well as information that is useful to patients and other available resources.

Educational Opportunities

Health-disparities related sessions, abstracts, and posters are often featured at ASCO’s Annual Meeting. In addition, ASCO University offers health disparities-related content. Below are links for you to explore.

ASCO University: Access interactive learning modules including the Quality Cancer Care for Minority Populations module and an eLearning series on disparities and cancer care.

Virtual Meeting: View oral presentations, abstracts, and posters from ASCO meetings dating back to 2009, including disparities-related sessions.

Research Opportunities

ASCO offers research funding opportunities through the Conquer Cancer Foundation, including grants and awards with a focus on health disparities. Please visit the Conquer Cancer Foundation website for more details.


Below are links to selected health disparities-related publications from the Journal of Clinical Oncology and Journal of Oncology Practice. ASCO also incorporates patient-clinician communication and health disparities in its clinical practice guidelines.

Journal of Clinical Oncology

Journal of Oncology Practice

For Patients

Health Disparities and Cancer: Information for patients about cancer disparities

Managing the Cost of Cancer Care: Information for patients and their families about the cost of cancer care

Other Resources

Links to other organizations' and government agencies' health disparities-related activities, including reports and cultural competency resources.


Cultural Competency Resources