Additional resources for gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors
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, www.cancer.org.
Living with cancer
Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)
Pain Control: A Guide for Those With Cancer and Their Loved Ones (also available in Spanish)
Understanding cancer treatments
Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Cancer treatment side effects
Cancer that comes back or doesn’t respond to treatment
Advanced or late stage cancer
Family communication and caregiver concerns
After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
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)
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 Web sites*
In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information include:
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Offers free, accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also helps people find clinical trials in their area
The Carcinoid Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Toll-free number: 1-888-722-3132 or 1-914-683-1001
Information on carcinoid, including frequently-asked questions, finding expert doctors, living with carcinoid cancers, and referrals to local support groups
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: 12/31/2013
Last Revised: 12/31/2013