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More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You can order free copies of our documents by calling our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website, www.cancer.org.

Coping with cancer

Anxiety, Fear, and Depression (also in Spanish)

Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)

Nutrition for the Person With Cancer: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Home Care Agencies (also in Spanish)

Fertility and Women With Cancer

Fertility and Men With Cancer

Cancer treatments

A Guide to Chemotherapy (also in Spanish)

Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Oral Chemotherapy: What You Need to Know

Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood Transplants) (also in Spanish)

Understanding Your Lab Test Results

Side effects of cancer and cancer treatment

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Anemia in People With Cancer

Nausea and Vomiting

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Sexuality for the Man With Cancer (also in Spanish)

Sexuality for the Woman With Cancer (also in Spanish)

Work, insurance, and financial issues

Family and Medical Leave Act (also in Spanish)

Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient (also in Spanish)

In Treatment: Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families (also in Spanish)

Advanced Illness: Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families

Helping children with cancer in the family

Helping Children When A Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Treatment (also in Spanish)

Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With a Parent’s Terminal Illness

Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Understanding Psychosocial Support Services

Talking and listening

Listen With Your Heart (also in Spanish)

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

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

Advanced cancer and end of life

Advance Directives

Advanced Cancer (also in Spanish)

Bone Metastasis (also in Spanish)

Hospice Care (also in Spanish)

Nearing the End of Life (also in Spanish)

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

Helping Children When A Family Member Has Cancer: When A Child Has Lost A Parent

Coping Financially With the Loss of a Loved One: Financial Guidance for Families

Books

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our online bookstore at www.cancer.org/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order.


Last Medical Review: 11/05/2013
Last Revised: 11/05/2013