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More information from your American Cancer Society
Here is more information you might find helpful. These materials can be read on our website or ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
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)
Living with cancer
Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (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
A Guide to Cancer Surgery (also in Spanish)
A Guide to Chemotherapy (also in Spanish)
Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Cancer treatment side effects
When treatment is no longer working
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 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:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Offers a wide variety of free, accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also can help people find clinical trials in their area.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
Has publications on many cancer-related topics; also offers the Cancer Survival Toolbox – a free program that teaches skills that can help people with cancer meet the challenges of their illness.
Cancer Support Community
Toll-free number: 1-888-793-9355
Provides support for those living with cancer and their loved ones. Offers information, stress management, a Cancer Support Helpline, and online support groups led by professionals, including some in Spanish.
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)
Toll-free number: 1-866-843-2572 (1-866-THE-CLRC)
A non-profit program that gives free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, their families, friends, employers, health care professionals, and others coping with cancer.
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 www.cancer.org.
Last Medical Review: 10/29/2014
Last Revised: 01/13/2015