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Support services from the American Cancer Society

Cancer Survivors Network

National Cancer Information Center
Learn how we're providing support with information about patient services, support groups, social services, medical equipment, wigs and prostheses, transportation, lodging, financial programs, and a tobacco Quitline.
Toll-free number: 800-227-2345

Other national organizations and websites*

Toll-free number: 800-813-4673

Offers free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer, including things like telephone counseling, online support groups, workshops, and publications

Cancer Support Community
Toll-free number: 888-793-9355

Has support groups for patients, caregivers, and loved ones, as well as open discussion groups that are available 24/7; all are password protected and led by trained professionals

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)/National Center on Caregiving
Toll-free number: 800-445-8106

Provides information on caregiving topics such as guidelines for better communication, decision making, and how to hold a family meeting, as well as free online workshops and support groups

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Toll-free number: 800 422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
TTY: 800-332-8615

For up-to-date information on cancer and many cancer-related topics, including caregiving

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


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Last Revised: July 12, 2019

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