What is a Cancer Information Service (CIS)?
A Cancer Information Services offers information about cancer and support services to cancer patients, their family and friends, the public and healthcare professionals. Trained information specialists provide one-on-one interaction by telephone, email, internet chat, or in person. The service is free and confidential.
What is the International CIS Group?
Established in 1996, the International Cancer Information Service Group (ICISG) is a worldwide network of more than 50 organizations that deliver cancer information. Members share information and experitise and assist groups interested in starting a CIS program.
What you need to know to start a CIS
The ICISG has developed a Needs Assessment Tool and the CIS tool box for program operations that will help you start a cancer information service in your country. To become a member (no cost), fill out a Member Application Form