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Tell me … do you feel scared? Confused? Overwhelmed? Hopeless? Lost?
Whether you are a patient or a caregiver, a cancer diagnosis can be frightening.

You do not have to go through cancer alone!

We created Cancer University aka Cancer U for cancer patients and caregivers. Cancer U is an online membership platform that will educate and empower you to become an advocate for your cancer care. Through coaching, teaching, and training, Cancer U is designed to mimic a university setting with online courses, a library, a community, events, and more.

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How Cancer U Works

Your Orientation to cancer.
Our Flagship course The Proactive Patient

Your Major Courses
You/your loved once's cancer

Your Core Courses
Recommended for all patients/caregivers

Your membership includes

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“I am proud to be affiliated with Cancer U because it teaches patients how to advocate for themselves to get the treatment they deserve.”

Dr. Laura Porter
Patient Advocate, Medical Advisor, Colon Cancer Survivor

Your membership benefits

Our Values

  • Empowerment
  • Education
  • Engagement
  • Enthusiasm
  • Ease of Use / Understanding
  • Expertise & Excellence
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“After my own cancer diagnosis, I realized quickly that I needed to learn a lot about my disease and how to communicate with my providers more effectively. Cancer U is an excellent resource that provides everything you need in one location to help educate you and your care team to prepare you for what’s ahead.”

Rebecca Seago-Coycle
Breast Cancer Survivor

Change your cancer journey today!

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‘Whether you are a patient or caregiver, the moment you hear the dreaded ‘C’ word, your life changes. Forever. Your power is stripped away as you react to your new normal of tests, treatments, doctors, and medications.

A cancer diagnosis puts you into a reactive state. I lost the most important person in my life to cancer, and I remember swimming in the chaos of helplessness. Even after starting a non profit to combat her cancer, I realized patients needed more than information and education.

They needed to be empowered to advocate for their cancer care. I began to wonder…

What could I do to change a cancer patient’s journey?
How could I empower cancer patients and caregivers from the moment they hear the ‘C’ word?
How could I combine my talents of teaching, coaching, writing, and advocacy to create better outcomes for cancer patients and caregivers?

When you ask the universe questions, you often receive the most surprising answers.

Andrea Wilson Woods CEO, Co-Founder, Cancer Caregiver
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I was honored to meet Andrea Wilson Woods, president and founder of Blue Faery [a leading liver cancer nonprofit organization]. What a passion, energy and commitment! Can a single person start a process that changes the world? The answer is very simple — YES.

Marko Korenjak
Vice President, European Liver Patient Association

Frequently asked questions

So, you have some questions? Let us try to answer those for you...

How do I sign up?

To sign up, you must fill out our application by Applying Here.

Why do I need to apply?

By filling out the application, you are providing us with the information we need to create the best possible experience for you during your cancer journey.

Do you offer a free trial?

Yes! If you are paying for your own membership, you receive an automatic 7-day free trial.

How much does a membership cost?

Ideally, zero! Our goal is to provide memberships to cancer patients and caregivers through their insurance companies or treatment centers. We will also have scholarships available. If you are paying for your own membership, it is $19/month or $149/year. You may quit or pause your membership at any time.

Are there different levels of membership?

No. Whether you pay for your own membership or it’s provided by another means (e.g., insurance company, scholarship), all members have the same access the Cancer U’s content library.

What happens if I decide to cancel?

You may cancel or pause your membership at anytime. However, if you received your membership through another source, you have lifetime access to Cancer U so we encourage you to enjoy all of your member benefits.

How is Cancer U different from other educational websites?

Education alone does not lead to empowerment. We will show you HOW to become an advocate for your cancer care through teaching, training, and coaching.

I/my loved one was diagnosed with cancer more than six months ago. Will Cancer U still help me?

Absolutely! Cancer U is more than a university; we are a community of cancer patients and caregivers determined to thrive during our cancer journeys. We believe our Cancer U members will create a powerful sustained movement that changes cancer care in America. Join us!

Do you offer support for Cancer U?

Of course! We have a friendly team ready to answer your questions and solve any problems that may come along. Email us at help@cancer.university.

Is there telephone support for Cancer U?

We do not offer telephone tech support for individuals. In our experience, the written record created by a text-based ticketing system solves problems efficiently and effectively, and archives those solutions for future reference in a way that telephone conversations cannot.

What type of computer/software do I need?

The beauty of Cancer U is that you can view the content inside your membership at any time on any device including laptops, tablets, and smart phones and you do not need special software. One of core values is Ease of Use so we promise to make your user experience as easy as possible.

Change your cancer journey today!

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