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Lori Gardner, Senior Director
Membership and Public Relations
301.984.9496 ext. 226


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Cancer Care Delivery Statement

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) represents cancer programs and practices across the United States that are committed to advancing the delivery of—and equitable access to—high quality, affordable cancer care. ACCC stands with its members and the entire oncology community in prioritizing equity, diversity, and inclusion in quality cancer care delivery and within the oncology workforce regardless of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. ACCC has made a commitment to inform all educational programming and advocacy efforts through a health equity lens; advocate for equitable access to cancer clinical trials; ensure that its leadership, volunteer, and staff represent a variety of backgrounds and perspectives; and incorporate equity, diversity, and inclusion in its Strategic Plan so it continues to serve as a core value of the organization.

About the Association of Community Cancer Centers

The Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC) is the leading education and advocacy organization for the cancer care community. Founded in 1974, ACCC is a powerful network of 30,000 multidisciplinary practitioners from 1,700 hospitals and practices nationwide. As advances in cancer screening and diagnosis, treatment options, and care delivery models continue to evolve - so has ACCC - adapting its resources to meet the changing needs of the entire oncology care team. For more information, visit Follow us on social media; read our blog, ACCCBuzz; tune in to our CANCER BUZZ podcast; and view our CANCER BUZZ TV channel.