Kidney Cancer (Adult) - Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Additional resources for kidney cancer

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National organizations and websites*

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

Urology Care Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-866-828-7866

    Information about kidney cancer and other cancers of the urological system. Some available in Spanish.

Kidney Cancer Association
For toll-free number, click phone icon at:

Nurse hotline: 1-503-215-7921

    Information, education, online and phone chats with health professionals, nurse hotline, and doctor locator service. Some online information available in Spanish, French, Portuguese, German, or Italian.

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER) TTY: 1-800-332-8615

    Offers a wide variety of free, accurate, up-to-date information about many types of cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; has information about coping and family; and can also help people find clinical trials in their area.

National Kidney Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-855-653-2273 (1-855-NKF-CARES)

    Information about kidney cancer and other urinary tract diseases, and organ donation. (Spanish materials are also available.)

VHL (Von Hippel-Lindau) Family Alliance
Toll-free number: 1-800-767-4845
Phone number: 1-617-277-5667

    Information about being diagnosed with and living with von Hippel-Lindau disease for patients and caregivers; also resources and online discussions. Support groups available in some areas.

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

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Last Medical Review: 02/24/2014
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