- Advanced Cancer
- What is advanced cancer?
- What is metastatic cancer?
- Can advanced or metastatic cancer be prevented?
- How is advanced cancer found?
- How is advanced cancer treated?
- Surgery for advanced cancer
- Ablative techniques for advanced cancer
- Radiation therapy for advanced cancer
- Drug treatment for advanced cancer
- Clinical trials
- Complementary and alternative therapies for advanced cancer
- Managing symptoms of advanced cancer
- Problems grouped by where the cancer is
- What should you ask your doctor about your cancer?
- Coping with advanced cancer
- Sources of support
- Choices for palliative care
- Advance directives
- Additional resources for advanced cancer
- References: Advanced cancer
Additional resources for advanced cancer
More information from your American Cancer Society
We have some related information that may also be helpful to you. These materials may be viewed on our Web site or ordered from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345.
Anxiety, Fear, and Depression (also available in Spanish)
Bone Metastasis (also available in Spanish)
Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)
Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know (also available in Spanish)
Coping With Grief and Loss (also available in Spanish)
Home Care Agencies (also available in Spanish)
Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient (also available in Spanish)
Nearing the End of Life (also available in Spanish)
Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment: A Guide for Patient and Families (also available in Spanish)
Pain Control: A Guide for Those With Cancer and Their Loved Ones (also available in Spanish)
Sexuality for the Man With Cancer (also available in Spanish)
Sexuality for the Woman With Cancer (also available in Spanish)
Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also available in Spanish)
Talking With Your Doctor (also available in Spanish)
The following books are available from the American Cancer Society. Call us to ask about costs or to place your order, or learn more at cancer.org/bookstore.
American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Family Caregiving, Second Edition
American Cancer Society's Guide to Pain Control, Revised Edition
Cancer in the Family: Helping Children Cope With a Parent's Illness
When the Focus Is On Care: Palliative Care and Cancer
National organizations and Web sites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Web site: www.cancer.gov
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
Toll-free number: 1-877-NCCS-YES (1-877-622-7937) for publications and to order the Cancer Survival Toolbox
Web site: www.canceradvocacy.org
Toll-free number: 1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)
Web site: www.cancercare.org
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: 07/17/2012
Last Revised: 07/17/2012