Additional resources for eye cancer
More information from your American Cancer Society
We have some related information that may also be helpful to you. These materials can be read on our website or ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
More on related cancers
Dealing with diagnosis and treatment
Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)
After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)
Family and caregiver concerns
Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also in Spanish)
Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis (also in Spanish)
Insurance and financial issues
In Treatment: Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families (also in Spanish)
Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient (also in Spanish)
More on cancer treatments
Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Cancer and treatment side effects
Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)
Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at www.cancer.org/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order.
National organizations and websites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
Eye Cancer Network
Helps people around the world find much needed information and research on the various forms of eye tumors and related eye diseases.
Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study
For information about ocular melanoma and this multicenter study.
Melanoma Research Foundation
Toll free number: 1-877-673-6460
For more on melanoma and chat rooms, patient stories, and bulletin boards – all to support and educate anyone affected by melanoma.
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Offers accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public.
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: 09/13/2013
Last Revised: 02/11/2014