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We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore our website or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.

Other organizations and websites*

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

(US Department of Health and Human Services AIDS Information)
Toll-free number: 1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440), 1 pm to 5 pm Eastern time

Has fact sheets and other HIV health topics, HIV clinical trials information and treatment guidelines. Phone information and many fact sheets also available in Spanish.

AIDS InfoNet
New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center

Internet-only service with easy-to-read fact sheets on most HIV/AIDS topics, which can be printed free of charge. Fact sheets are also available in Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Oriya, Tamil, and Telugu.

US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service

Offers a fact sheet, Food Safety for Persons with AIDS:

American Sexual Health Association (ASHA)
Toll free number: 1-800-227-8922

Offers facts and answers about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including HIV and AIDS. Includes information on preventing the spread of HIV and STDs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Toll-free number: 1-800-232-4636 (1-800-CDC-INFO)

Information about HIV prevention and transmission; phone questions 24 hours a day. In English or Spanish.

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

For reliable information on cancer and clinical trials.

Project Inform
Toll-free number: 1-800-822-7422

Answers HIV-related questions; offers an information packet for people newly diagnosed with HIV; has live answers from 10 am to 4 pm Pacific time. Includes information on prevention concerns for HIV-infected people, pregnancy and HIV.

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

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Last Revised: July 25, 2014

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