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Additional resources for bone metastases

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 website, www.cancer.org.

Dealing with diagnosis

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

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

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

Advanced Cancer (also in Spanish)

More on cancer treatment

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know (also in Spanish)

Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (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)

Tumor Markers (also in Spanish)

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Insurance and financial issues

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

Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families: Advanced Illness

For caregivers

Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

What You Need to Know as a Cancer Caregiver

If cancer progresses

Hospice Care

Nearing the End of Life (also in Spanish)

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 at www.cancer.org/cancer/bookstoreto 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)
TYY: 1-800-332-8615
Website: www.cancer.gov

    Their “Cancer Information Service” offers a wide variety of 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)
Website: 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 information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.


Last Medical Review: 02/07/2014
Last Revised: 02/17/2014