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National organizations and websites*

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

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
Website: www.cancer.gov

  • For accurate, up-to-date information on a variety of cancer-related topics for patients, their families, and the general public

College of American Pathologists
Website: www.cap.org

  • Offers a free video and  information written for patients on how to read pathology reports.

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

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Our team is made up of doctors and oncology certified nurses with deep knowledge of cancer care as well as journalists, editors, and translators with extensive experience in medical writing.

Last Revised: July 30, 2015