For Patients

PAC Benefits for Patients:

  • Offers patients much needed support to fight their disease
  • Helps patients utilize American Cancer Society resources and other resources offered by the community
  • Provides patient with a confidant outside of his/her family

Patient-Student Match Process

  • Patients are pre-identified by the oncologist and clinic staff
  • Officers are notified of potential patients interested in the program
  • An officer will contact interested students and notify them of a patient’s upcoming appointment time
  • The Student will meet with the patient at his/her next appointment
  • The nature of the partnership is completely up to the patient and student – Each partnership is tailored to the needs of the patient.