Cancer Information Resources

 

 

 

Phone numbers:

1.800.4.Cancer (1.800.422.6237) National Cancer Institute, Cancer Information Service, confidential and available in English and Spanish.   Call the National Cancer Institute to speak to an information specialist about cancer or clinical trials (Mon – Friday 9am-9pm Eastern Time), to speak with a smoking cessation counselor for help with quitting smoking, or to hear recorded information about cancer. The recorded topics include: information about quitting smoking, cancer, cancer prevention, cancer tests, cancer treatment, cancer research, and to find out other ways to get information from the National Cancer Institute.

1.800.ACS.2345 (1.800.227.2345) American Cancer Society, confidential and available in English and Spanish. Call the American Cancer Society for information about cancer, how the American Cancer Society helps patients, quitting tobacco, fundraising event information, donations, volulnteering, and website assistance. 

Websites:

www.cancer.gov  The National Cancer Institute’s website is available in English and Spanish, offers live chatting and has information on clinical research and trials. The website also offers resource information on understanding cancer, causes and prevention, screening, diagnosis and staging, treatment, coping, advanced cancer and managing cancer care. 

www.cancer.org  The American Cancer Society’s website provides information on cancer research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education. 

http://foundation.flcancer.com Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation: A nonprofit organization that offers modest, short term financial assistance to patients in the State of Florida who are actively undergoing cancer treatment.

American Medical Association

American Society for Bone Marrow Transplants

American Society for Clinical Oncology

Healthfinder.gov

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

On Top of Cancer

People Living with Cancer

Non-Mainstream Medicine

http://nccih.nih.gov   The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific reseach on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. 

Drug and Drug Interactions

www.drugdigest.org