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.
Other organizations and websites*
In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
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)
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
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)
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
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.
Last Revised: 02/10/2016