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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 Web site, www.cancer.org.
More on chemo and pain
Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)
Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Coping with cancer and getting help from your doctor
Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)
After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)
Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)
National organizations and Web sites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Web site: www.cancer.gov
Has accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public. Also has clinical trials information for patients and the public that covers understanding clinical trials, deciding whether to take part, and finding specific trials.
The Neuropathy Association
Web site: www.neuropathy.org
Provides support and education, and funds research on neuropathy. Answers questions about neuropathy, including chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, and offers print materials; lists neurologists and neuropathy clinical centers; refers to neuropathy support groups; gives clinical trial information; and has an online bulletin board.
No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for cancer-related information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.
Last Medical Review: 03/08/2013
Last Revised: 04/02/2013