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More information about bladder cancer

From your American Cancer Society

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National organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

Urology Care Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-828-7866

    Information about bladder cancer and other cancers of the urological system. Some available in Spanish.

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)
Toll-free number: 1-888 901 2226

    Offers information on bladder cancer, dealing with diagnosis, resources for patients and families, online support group and a quarterly e-newsletter.

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

    Offers free, accurate, up-to-date information about many types of cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; has information about coping and family; and can also help people find clinical trials in their area.

United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA)
Toll-free number: 1-800-826-0826

    A network of support groups committed to quality of life for people with ostomies; online support for teens and others, discussion boards, conferences.

International Ostomy Association

    Dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with ostomies, offers help in forming new associations, lists regional associations on their website.

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

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Last Medical Review: 06/23/2014
Last Revised: 01/21/2016