To learn more
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.
Early detection and cancer basics
What Is Cancer? (also in Spanish)
American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer (also in Spanish)
Signs and Symptoms of Cancer (also in Spanish)
Finding out about cancer
Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)
Your American Cancer Society has detailed information on most types of cancer. Choose any cancer type under Select a Cancer Type to learn more about common cancers.
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/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order.
National organizations and websites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information include:
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Free oncologist-approved cancer information to help you make the best possible health care decisions.
National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Accurate, up-to-date information about cancer for patients, their families, and the general public.
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: 10/30/2013
Last Revised: 10/30/2013