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:
Referrals to patient-related programs or resources
Donations, website, or event-related assistance
For medical questions, we encourage you to review our information with your doctor.
Infectious Agents and Cancer
In the United States and other developed countries, a small portion of cancers are thought to be linked to infections. Learn more about some of the infectious agents linked to cancer in this section.
In this section you can learn about the human papilloma virus (HPV) and its link to cancer of the cervix and some other cancers. You can also get information on testing for HPV and on the HPV vaccines.