Cancer.am – oncologist-approved patient information website in Armenian language was established by the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology, and with the support from the US Embassy in Armenia.
The website includes sections on the cancer types, topics on navigating cancer care and copying with cancer, survivorship, interviews with cancer survivors, information about cancer specialists and specialized clinics in Armenia, news and a blog.
AAHO received a free license from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) to translate selected materials from their cancer.net website. The translations are done by the members of AAHO and volunteers.
The Editor-in-chief of the website if Dr. Samvel Danielyan, editors are Drs Gevorg Tamamyan, Mher Kostanyan, Davit Zohrabyan, Astghik Voskanyan and Armen Avagyan. The managing editor in 2016-2017 was Galina Stepanyan, and since 2018 is Anna Mikayelyan.
This project is also partially supported by the Bridge of Health Charitable Foundation.
In 2017, as a part of the project number of trainings were organized in high-schools of Yerevan and other cities, to disseminate the information about the cancer.am website, as well as to educate young people about cancer and healthy lifestyle.