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More information from your American Cancer Society

The following information may also be helpful to you. These materials may be read online at www.cancer.org, or free copies may be ordered from our toll-free number at 1-800-227-2345.

Coping with cancer and treatment

Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)

Anxiety, Fear, and Depression (also in Spanish)

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Chemo Brain

Complementary and Alternative Methods and Cancer

Health care and insurance

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

Health Insurance and Financial Issues for the Cancer Patient

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care


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

Sexuality for the Man With Cancer (also in Spanish)

Sexuality for the Woman With Cancer (also in Spanish)

For loved ones of a person with cancer

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

What You Need to Know as a Cancer Caregiver

When Someone You Know Has Cancer

Coping With the Loss of a Loved One (also in Spanish)

To find a counselor

American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS)
Toll-free number: 1-866-276-7443
(Leave a message with your name, phone number(s), patient’s city and state of residence, area code of the town where you are searching for a referral, and the patient’s cancer diagnosis. They usually find someone and call back within 24 to 48 hours.)
Website: www.apos-society.org

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: 08/11/2014
Last Revised: 08/13/2014