How can I learn more?
From your American Cancer Society
The following information that may also be helpful to you. These materials may be ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Understanding Radiation Therapy (also available in Spanish)
The following books are available from the American Cancer Society. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 to ask about costs or to place your order.
American Cancer Society's Guide to Pain Control
Caregiving: A Step-By-Step Resource for Caring for the Person With Cancer at Home
Consumers Guide to Cancer Drugs, Second Edition
National organizations and Web sites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Web site: www.cancer.gov
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
Toll-free number: 1-877-NCCS-YES (1-877-622-7937) to order the Cancer Survival Toolbox® or publications
Web site: www.canceradvocacy.org
No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for cancer-related information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Last Medical Review: 04/22/2010
Last Revised: 06/22/2010