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Our 24/7 cancer helpline provides support for people dealing with cancer. We can connect you with trained cancer information specialists who will answer questions about a cancer diagnosis and provide guidance and a compassionate ear.
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At our National Cancer Information Center trained Cancer Information Specialists can answer questions 24 hours a day, every day of the year to empower you with accurate, up-to-date information to help you make educated health decisions. We connect patients, caregivers, and family members with valuable services and resources.
Or ask us how you can get involved and support the fight against cancer. Some of the topics we can assist with include:
For medical questions, we encourage you to review our information with your doctor.
Genetic testing can be useful for some people when certain types of cancer seem to run in their families. It can also be helpful for certain people with cancer who don’t have a family history of cancer. But genetic testing isn't recommended for everyone. Here we offer basic information to help you understand what genetic testing is and how it is used for people and families concerned about their cancer risk.