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Additional resources for liver cancer

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

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Living With Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

When Cancer Doesn’t Go Away

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Sexuality for the Man With Cancer (also available in Spanish)

Sexuality for the Woman With Cancer (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 in Spanish)

Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Targeted Therapy

Cancer treatment side effects

Nausea and Vomiting

Anemia in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Work, insurance, and finances

Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient

Returning to Work After Cancer Treatment

Working During Cancer Treatment

Family and caregiver concerns

Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also in Spanish)

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis (also available in Spanish)

When treatment is no longer working

Nearing the End of Life

Advance Directives

Hospice Care

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*

In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:

American Liver Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-GO-LIVER (1-800-465-4837)
Website: www.liverfoundation.org

    Provides free information on primary liver cancer, liver transplants, and other liver diseases. They offer support groups in some areas, and also have materials in Spanish and Chinese

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Website: www.cancer.gov

    Provides free information on all types of cancer, living with cancer, support information for families of people with cancer, research, and more

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937) for some publications and Cancer Survivor Toolbox® orders
Website: www.canceradvocacy.org

    Offers information on work, health insurance, and more. The Cancer Survival Toolbox is a free, self-learning audio program to help cancer survivors and caregivers develop practical tools needed to deal with the diagnosis, treatment and challenges of cancer. Listen online or order CDs. Also in Spanish and Chinese

Patient Advocate Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-532-5274
Website: www.patientadvocate.org

    Helps mediate between the patient and insurer, employer, or creditors to resolve insurance, job, or debt problems related to their cancer. Helps people get access to care and keep job and financial stability

United Network for Organ Sharing
Toll-free number: 1-888-894-6361
Website: www.unos.org

    Maintains international waiting lists and medical databases to help match organ donors and recipients. Offers a free publication, “The Patient Information Kit about Transplantation” (visit the UNOS Store online) and a special website on transplants at www.transplantliving.org

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

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: 09/25/2013
Last Revised: 02/10/2014