Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer

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Additional resources for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers

More information from your American Cancer Society

We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore www.cancer.org or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.

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)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
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

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
Web site: www.canceradvocacy.org

    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

Oral Cancer Foundation

Phone number: 949-646-8000
Web site: www.oralcancerfoundation.org

    Has information about oral cancer treatments, current research, and current oral cancer related news; also has a patient/survivor discussion forum where those currently fighting oral cancer can get support, insights, and inspiration from those who have been there before them (postings are real time)

SPOHNC (Support for People with Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer)
Toll-free number: 1-800-377-0928
Web site: www.spohnc.org

    Offers free telephone support for survivors and their families, as well as resources and referrals on all aspects of oral and head and neck cancer; also has a “survivor-to-survivor network;” and resource and product information, including a free resource guide called “We Have Walked in Your Shoes”

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

Last Medical Review: 07/16/2014
Last Revised: 01/27/2016