- General questions and answers about cancer
- What are the different types of cancer treatment?
- What to expect when someone you know has cancer
- Ways to respond when someone you know has cancer
- Basic do’s and don’ts when someone you know has cancer
- Offering support to someone with cancer
- What if the person’s cancer comes back?
- To learn more
To learn more
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)
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)
Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)
Talking with children about cancer
Financial and insurance problems
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
Offers information about cancer and issues affecting the lives of cancer patients and their families
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