To learn more

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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