When Someone You Know Has Cancer

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More information from your American Cancer Society

We have selected some related information that may also be helpful to you. These materials may be ordered from our toll-free number or read online at www.cancer.org.

Living with cancer

Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Anxiety, Fear, and Depression (also in Spanish)

Cancer treatment

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

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

Pain Control: A Guide for Those With Cancer and Their Loved Ones (also in Spanish)

Talking with children about cancer

Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis

Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Treatment

Financial and insurance problems

Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families: How to Find a Financial Professional Sensitive to Cancer Issues

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

National organizations and websites*

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

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

    Offers information about cancer and issues affecting the lives of cancer patients and their families

*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: 05/13/2014
Last Revised: 05/13/2014