Certificate of compliance

ICAN, International Cancer Advocacy Network

is in compliance with the HONcode

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2 Years

Certificate validity 02 Mar 2017 - Mar 2018

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

11 Jun 2014

Certificate validity

02 Mar 2017 - Mar 2018

Date of last visit:

02 Mar 2017
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

The health news displayed on this site are chosen by our team of M.D.s, PhDs, and ICAN's President and CEO, who is an Affiliate Member of ASCO, the American Society of Clinical Oncology; AMP, the Association for Molecular Pathology; and AACR, the American Association for Cancer Research.

(04 Feb 2016) - Link

ICAN’s Websites: www.askican.org and www.icangetanswers.org
All information on ICAN websites are of a general nature and is furnished for the reader’s knowledge and edification. Such information is not to be understood as medical or other health advice pertaining to anyone’s specific health and medical condition.
All ICAN patients and website users are urged to retain a medical oncology team throu...

(27 Feb 2017) - Link

Protecting Your Personal Information is of Overarching Importance
to Our Organization
The personal information collected from the visitors of our website, including their identity, remains confidential. We respect the law(s) on confidentiality applicable to this website (hosting country) and we will never pass on these data to any third party, unless required by law. Our website does not collect any cookies.
Click here for the PDF version of ICAN's Privacy Policy
I. Specific ICAN Patient Privacy Practices pursuant to HIPAA. At ICAN, your privacy as a cancer patie...

(02 Mar 2017) - Link

Last reviewed on: 2/26/2017

(27 Feb 2017) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

If you are contacting ICAN with regard to a matter UNRELATED to our Patient Services,
then please call 602-861-3777 or email If you have not heard back within 48 hours,
call us at 602-618-0183 or email us at

(27 Feb 2017) - Link

ICAN's revenues are comprised of:
The spontaneous donations of grateful patients and their families;
Memorial funds, tribute funds, and Named Programs established by patients and their families;
Special event proceeds from our Napa golf tournament, Scottsdale golf tournament, ICAN Tango, and ICAN Theatre events;
Medical education grants from pharmaceutical and biotech companies (note to HONcode that this would apply only to 2015 only as we have no 2014 grants); and
The generosity of individual planned giving donors.

(27 Feb 2017) - Link

ICAN does not host advertisements on this website.
ICAN does not host advertisers or advertisements on this website.
Were the ICAN advertising policy to change, any advertisement would be clearly distinguished by the word ‘Advertisement’.

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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