To learn more

National organizations and Web sites*

US Department of Health and Human Services
Website: www.foodsafety.gov

    “Keep Food Safe” section provides podcasts and written information on safe food handling. Site has general information on food recalls, outbreaks of foodborne illness, and more

American Dietetic Association (ADA)
Website: www.eatright.org

    Provides information on food safety, diet, and nutrition; also has a directory of registered dietitians that can be searched by location

American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO)
Phone number: 855-858-2226
Website: www.acco.org

    Information for families of children with cancer and a network of parent support groups in most states which commonly provide meetings, speakers, parent-to-parent visitation, summer camps, transportation, and publications

CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF)
Toll-free number: 1-800-458-6223
Website: www.curesearch.org

    Has information about childhood cancers and long-term follow-up guidelines for after treatment

Teens Living with Cancer
Website: www.teenslivingwithcancer.org

    Information is specifically for teens and covers many cancer topics, including nutrition and exercise

ChooseMyPlate.gov (US Department of Agriculture)
Toll-free number: 1-888-779-7264 (8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday-Friday)
TTY: 301-504-6856
Website: http://www.choosemyplate.gov

    For answers to diet questions and information on healthy eating

*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: June 30, 2014