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Additional resources for salivary gland 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.

Dealing with diagnosis and treatment

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

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)

Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)

Living with cancer

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

Distress in People With Cancer

Anxiety, Fear, and Depression

Living With Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

When Your Cancer Comes Back: Cancer Recurrence

Understanding cancer treatments

Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families (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

Cancer treatment side effects

Nausea and Vomiting

Anemia in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Pain Diary

Peripheral Neuropathy Caused by Chemotherapy

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 in Spanish)

Work, insurance, and finances

Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient (also in Spanish)

Working During Cancer Treatment

Returning to Work After Cancer Treatment

When treatment isn’t working

Nearing the End of Life

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 place an order.

National organizations and websites*

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

Let’s Face It
Website: www.dent.umich.edu/faceit

    A free online resource about, by, and for people with facial differences, including facial disfigurement as a result of cancer; offers information on dealing with diagnosis, finding a good doctor, health insurance, research articles, and lifestyle tips

Oral Cancer Foundation
Phone number: 1-949-646-8000
Website: 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)

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
Website: www.cancer.gov

    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

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

    Offers free phone 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.

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: 01/13/2014
Last Revised: 01/13/2014