Peripheral Neuropathy Caused By Chemotherapy

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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)

A Guide to Chemotherapy (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)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
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
Telephone: 212-692-0662
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.

*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 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