HIV Infection, AIDS, and Cancer

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More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You also can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website,

Infections That Can Lead to Cancer

American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer

Cervical Cancer: Prevention and Early Detection

National organizations and websites*

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

(US Department of Health and Human Services AIDS Information)
Toll-free number: 1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440), 1 pm to 5 pm Eastern time

    Has fact sheets and other HIV health topics, HIV clinical trials information and treatment guidelines. Phone information and many fact sheets also available in Spanish.

AIDS InfoNet
New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center

    Internet-only service with easy-to-read fact sheets on most HIV/AIDS topics, which can be printed free of charge. Fact sheets are also available in Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Oriya, Tamil, and Telugu.

US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service

    Offers a fact sheet, Food Safety for Persons with AIDS.

American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)
Toll free number: 1-800-227-8922

    Offers facts and answers about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV and AIDS. Includes information on preventing the spread of HIV and STDs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Toll-free number: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)

    Information about HIV prevention and transmission; phone questions 24 hours a day. In English or Spanish.

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

    For reliable information on cancer and clinical trials.

Project Inform
Toll-free number: 1-800-822-7422

    Answers HIV-related questions; offers an information packet for people newly diagnosed with HIV; has live answers from 10 am to 4 pm Pacific time. Includes information on prevention concerns for HIV-infected people, pregnancy and HIV.

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

No matter who you are we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Last Medical Review: 07/25/2014
Last Revised: 07/25/2014