Where Can I Find More Information About Cancer

American Cancer Society (ACS) National Hotline

ACS is a valuable source for cancer advice, information and moral support. Trained volunteers monitor phone lines, and counsel patients dealing with cancer issues— from diagnosis through every phase of treatment and beyond. Local ACS chapters are listed on the ACS website and the white pages of area phone books.

1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)

National Cancer Institute Cancer Information Hotline

Experienced counselors share up-to-the-minute information and advice about ongoing treatment for every form of cancer. Callers can request either English- or Spanish-speaking counselors, who will answer questions about new forms of cancer treatment, clinical trials, dealing with advanced cancer, nutritional guidelines and more. These experts can also direct you to specialized services in your area.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Visit this informative site to educate yourself about cancer, preventive measures, screening options, diagnosis, survivorship and more.