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Welcome to SITC Cancer Immunotherapy connectED!

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SITC connectED is the source for informative and engaging online education dedicated solely to cancer immunotherapy.
Via this patient portal, learn the basics of immunotherapy for the treatment of a variety cancers, complete free online courses to improve your understanding of cancer immunotherapy and much more.

Where to go from here?

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Featured Patient Resources

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Learn by Disease State

Through the Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy: Patient Resource Guide 5th Edition,
learn the basics of the following types of cancers:

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Featured Patient Courses

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2019 Patient Course: Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy

This interactive course provides patients and caregivers with many resources and basic education on cancer and immunotherapy. The course is designed to be self-directed and is based on the Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy - 5th Edition Patient Resource Guide. The modules cover your treatment options and providers, cancer and the immune system, types of immunotherapies, possible side effects, and links to many patient and caregiver resources.

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Biomarkers and Cancer: Do They Matter for Me?

This article is for people who want to understand how biomarkers may affect their cancer treatment choices. It's also for their care partners, and others who want to learn more about the topic. The goal is to help you know what to discuss with your healthcare team about testing for biomarkers and what the results mean for your treatment.

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Cancer Immunotherapy: Alerting Your Team to Side Effects 

This article is for people who are taking an immunotherapy medicine for cancer or their caregivers who want to learn more about cancer immunotherapy. The goal is to help you know when and how to take action if you have side effects of your immunotherapy medicines.

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The Global Promise of Cancer Immunotherapy Recorded Webinar



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Continue your online learning! Browse additional free online courses in the SITC connectED Course Catalog.

To supplement the online resources, courses and activities provided to cancer patients on this website, the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) also maintains a list of patient registries and surveys from partnering organizations.

A registry is a collection of information about individuals, usually focused around a specific diagnosis or condition. Participation in registries is voluntary. Registries can provide healthcare providers and researchers with valuable information to help increase understanding of a disease or condition (National Institutes of Health, 2018). 

SITC Resource Library

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