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More information about stomach cancer

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

Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

Distress in People With Cancer

Living With Uncertainty: The Fear of Cancer Recurrence

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

Immunotherapy

Cancer treatment side effects

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

Nausea and Vomiting

Anemia in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Peripheral Neuropathy Caused By Chemotherapy

Other health information

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

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

Family communication and caregiver concerns

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

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

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

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

Insurance and financial issues

In Treatment: Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families (also in Spanish)

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

Books

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online to find out about costs or to place an order.

National organizations and Web sites*

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

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

    Offers free, accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also helps people find clinical trials in their area

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
Toll-free number: 1-877-NCCS-YES (1-877-622-7937) (for 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.

Job Accommodation Network
Toll-free number: 1-800-526-7234
TTY: 1-877-781-9403
Website: www.askjan.org

    A free consulting service of the US Department of Labor that gives information on the Americans with Disabilities Act, your rights, how to talk to an employer, and how to help keep your job (and insurance) during treatment

Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)
Toll-free number: 1-866-843-2572 (1-866-THE-CLRC)
TTY: 213-736-8310
Website: www.cancerlegalresourcecenter.org

    A non-profit program that gives free and confidential information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer survivors, their families, friends, employers, health care professionals, and others coping with cancer

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.

*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: 05/27/2014
Last Revised: 05/27/2014