Additional resources

More information from the American Cancer Society


We have selected some related information that may also be helpful to you. You may order paper copies of these materials by calling 1-800-227-2345.

A Message of Hope: Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also available in Spanish)

Advanced Cancer (also available in Spanish)

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

Caregiving: How to Care for a Loved One With Cancer — And Yourself

Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also available in Spanish)

Hospice Care

Nearing the End of Life (also available in Spanish)

Talking With Friends and Relatives about Your Cancer

When Someone You Know Has Cancer (also available in Spanish)

When Someone You Work With Has Cancer (also available in Spanish)

Where to Turn — Patient and Family Support Program Overview (pamphlet only; also available in Spanish)

National organizations and Web sites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

Toll-free number: 1-800-813-4673
Web site:

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

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)/National Center on Caregiving
Toll-free number: 1-800-445-8106
Web site:

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

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Toll-free number: 1-800 422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Web site:

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

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

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