Become an Advocate - Stand Up to Cancer
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This holiday season, Mastercard is standing with us in the fight to end cancer as we know it. From now until December 31st, 2018, if you use a Mastercard to donate to Stand Up To Cancer, Mastercard will TRIPLE your gift, up to $300,000!

That’s triple the impact to support groundbreaking cancer research that will help save lives now!

$25 = $75
$50 = $150
$100 = $300
$250 = $750
For every $1 donated through with a Mastercard, Mastercard will donate $2, up to $300,000. Offer starts 12/14/18 at 12:01am ET and ends 12/31/18 at 11:59pm ET, or at the $300,000 max, whichever comes first.

Become an Advocate

Cancer advocates speak up for those who can’t. Bridging the gap between groundbreaking research and cancer patients, families, and caregivers, advocates bring a human element to cancer research, ensuring that the needs of the patient are always top-of-mind. Advocates help the cancer community navigate this often difficult landscape, and play a crucial role in creating a better future for all cancer patients.


Patient Advocate Certification Board

Become a Board Certified Patient Advocate.
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Cancer Information & Support Network

Web-based trainings for advocates who want to better understand research.
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Friends of Cancer Research Advocacy Education Program

Through this training program, advocates receive the tools necessary to effectively communicate with drug researchers, developers, and regulators.
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Research Advocacy Network

The Research Advocacy Network offers an Advocate Institute, resources and training materials.
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The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Office Of Advocacy Relations

The federal government’s principal conduit for engaging the cancer advocacy community. Advocates are kept abreast of NCI activity via a newsletter, webinars and special meetings. Advocates influence recommendations and policy issues that impact cancer research.
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From Our Collaborators

American Lung Association

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Lung Cancer Advocacy: LUNGevity

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Ovarian Cancer Advocacy: Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance

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Pediatric Cancer Advocacy: St. Baldrick's Foundation

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