Additional resources for gestational trophoblastic disease
Dealing with diagnosis and treatment
Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)
After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available 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 treatment side effects
Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Pain Control: A Guide for Those With Cancer and Their Loved Ones (also available in Spanish)
Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order.
National organizations and Web sites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
Foundation for Women’s Cancer
Toll-free number: 1-800-444-4441 or 1-312-644-6610
Web site: www.foundationforwomenscancer.org
Has a directory of specially trained gynecologic oncologists practicing in the US; free information; and an online “survivor section” featuring articles on personal issues such as fertility, sexuality and quality of life aimed at creating an online community for women with cancer.
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Web site: www.cancer.gov
Their “Cancer Information Service” 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.
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: 02/06/2014
Last Revised: 03/03/2014