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CPEN is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization; your gift is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. No goods or services were or will be exchanged for this special contribution. CPEN uses contributions to sustain its daily operations and develop professional educational programs in cancer patient education.

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Active: To qualify for Active membership status, individuals must be healthcare professionals primarily engaged in or having a vested interest in cancer patient education. An Active member in good standing shall be entitled to all membership privileges, including the right to vote, be elected to office and chair or serve on a committee. $125/year.

Non-practicing: To qualify for Non-practicing membership status, an individual shall have a vested interest in cancer patient education, but shall not be currently employed in a health-related profession, including those who are unpaid or retired, students or volunteer staff. Non-practicing Members shall not vote and shall not be candidates for any election, but shall receive all tangible benefits of membership and may participate in all non-elected Committees. A Non-practicing Member who becomes employed in any health-related profession shall have his/her membership with CPEN upgraded to Active status.$50/year. New reduced rate for 2015-2016!

Please note that CPEN membership runs from 1 July - 30 June. CPEN also offers a prorated membership from 1 January - 30 June. If you would like to wait until 1 January to apply for membership, you will receive membership until 30 June for the prorated amount of $62.50 ($25.00 for non-practicing).

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Download and complete a CPEN Membership Application and e-mail, mail or fax it to CPEN Headquarters at the address at the bottom of the page with your payment. 

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CPEN is an individual membership society. Membership is non-transferable. The membership year runs from 1 July - 30 June.