Additional resources for advanced cancer

More information from your American Cancer Society

We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore www.cancer.org or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.

Books

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

National organizations and websites*

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

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

    Their “Cancer Information Service” offers free, accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also can help people find clinical trials in their area

CancerCare
Toll-free number: 1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)
Web site: www.cancercare.org

    Provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer and their loved ones, caregivers, and the bereaved through phone counseling and online support groups; also offers a wide variety of cancer information as well as specialized programs and workshops

*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.

The American Cancer Society medical and editorial content team
Our team is made up of doctors and master’s-prepared nurses with deep knowledge of cancer care as well as journalists, editors, and translators with extensive experience in medical writing.

Last Medical Review: February 7, 2014 Last Revised: March 6, 2014

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