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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,

Children with cancer

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Dealing with Diagnosis (also in Spanish)

Pediatric Cancer Centers (also in Spanish)

Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Understanding the Health Care System (also in Spanish)

Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Financial and Insurance Issues

Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Returning to School

Children Diagnosed With Cancer: Late Effects of Cancer Treatment

Coping with cancer

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

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (also in Spanish)

Nutrition for Children With Cancer (also in Spanish)

What Happened to You, Happened to Me (children’s booklet)

When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer (children’s booklet)

When Your Child’s Treatment Ends: A Guide for Families (booklet)

Cancer treatment information

A Guide to Cancer Surgery (also in Spanish)

A Guide to Chemotherapy (also in Spanish)

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

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know (also in Spanish)

Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood Transplants) (also in Spanish)

Side effects from cancer and its treatment

Caring for the Patient with Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Nausea and Vomiting

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Anemia in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Fertility and Women With Cancer

Fertility and Men With Cancer


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 to find out about costs or to place an order.

National organizations and websites*

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

Websites for parents and adults

American Childhood Cancer Organization (formerly Candlelighters)
Toll-free number: 1-855-858-2226

    Offers information for children and teens with cancer, their siblings, and adults dealing with children with cancer. Also offers books and a special kit for children newly diagnosed with cancer, as well as some local support groups.

Children’s Oncology Group (COG)

    Provides key information from the world’s largest organization devoted to childhood cancer research to help support children and their families from the time of diagnosis, through treatment, and beyond. Also has a searchable database to find the COG center closest to you.

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Toll-free number: 1-800-458-6223

    Provides up-to-date information about childhood cancer from pediatric cancer experts. Has sections on the website for patients, families, and friends to help guide them on how to support the child with cancer.

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

National Children’s Cancer Society, Inc.
Toll-free number: 1-800-5-FAMILY (1-800-532-6459)

    Services include an online support network for parents of children with cancer, educational materials, and financial assistance for treatment-related expenses.

Websites for children

Starlight Children’s Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-310-479-1212

    Website has animated stories and interactive programs to teach kids about chemo and procedures that may be done in the hospital.

SuperSibs! Powered by Alex’s Lemonade Stand
Toll-free number: 1-866-333-1213

    Supports, honors, and recognizes brothers and sisters of children diagnosed with cancer so they may face the future with strength, courage, and hope.

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

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us any time day or night for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit

Last Medical Review: 03/12/2015
Last Revised: 03/12/2015