Learning About New Ways to Prevent Cancer

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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, www.cancer.org

More on understanding research and making decisions

Dietary Supplements: What Is Safe?

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

Placebo Effect

Known and Probable Human Carcinogens

Genetic Testing: What You Need to Know

More on reducing cancer risk

American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention (also in Spanish)

American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer (also in Spanish)

Medicines to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk (also in Spanish)

Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection (also in Spanish)

American Cancer Society Recommendations for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Use to Prevent Cervical Cancer and Pre-Cancers (also in Spanish)

Cervical Cancer Prevention and Early Detection (also in Spanish)

Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Early Detection (also in Spanish)

Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

More on cancer and cancer treatment

What is Cancer? (also in Spanish)

Learning About New Cancer Treatments

Complementary and Alternative Methods and Cancer

We also have information on many herbs, supplements, and other treatments that may be marketed for cancer prevention. Please call us to find out more about any specific one you are thinking about trying, or visit us online at www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/ComplementaryandAlternativeMedicine/index.

National organizations and websites*

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

Food and Drug Administration
Toll free number: 1-888-463-6332 (1-888-INFO FDA)
Website: www.fda.gov

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

    Has information on cancer, proven cancer treatments, living with cancer, and clinical trials of new drugs. This sub-site links directly to reliable information on complementary and alternative methods of cancer prevention and treatment: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/cam

National Institutes of Health – Clinical Trials Information
Website: www.clinicaltrials.gov

    Has information on clinical trials for cancer prevention and treatment, as well as clinical trials looking at other health conditions

*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: 10/09/2014
Last Revised: 11/21/2014