Cancer Patient Education Network
The Cancer Patient Education Network (CPEN) is a group of Healthcare Professionals who share experiences and best practices in all aspects of cancer patient education. The overall mission of CPEN is to promote and provide models of excellence in patient, family, and community education across the continuum of care. CPEN works in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute's Office of Communication & Education.
Submit an Abstract for the 2015 ICEC!
The 2015 International Cancer Education Conference will take place at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona, 21-23 October 2015! This year's theme is Cancer Education in Diverse Populations: Disparities, Genomics and Innovations. Click here to learn how to submit an abstract. The deadline to submit is 4 May 2015.
Need NCI booklets? Join the CPEN Bulk Printing Program!
Are patient education materials too costly to print on your own? Join with other organizations to purchase NCI booklets at a lower cost and in return, provide them for your patients and families. We anticipate the next order will be available in the spring of 2015. Learn more...
2014 Conference In Review
The 2014 International Cancer Education Conference, co-sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Education, the Cancer Patient Education Network, and the European Association for Cancer Education, was held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater, Florida, 22-25 October 2014. Over 250 professionals attended. The conference theme was Building Global Bridges, Providing Quality Cancer Education. Click here to view the program and additional details on the meeting.
Fatigue Tool Available
Check out a great tool for people dealing with Cancer Related Fatigue. Click Here for the video.
Virtual Tour of CPEN's Learning Resource Centers
The CPEN Learning Resource Center Committee developed a Virtual Tour of CPEN member LRCs. Carrie Arnold collated content and photos from 12 member institutions. This virtual tour features LRCs of all sizes and enables members to share valuable ideas regarding space design, staffing, and collection management.