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Part of Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer

June 29, 2007

For a complete list of resources, see the fact sheet, "National Organizations That Offer Services to People With Cancer and Their Families." Or call 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237).

National Cancer Institute

Cancer Information Service
Toll-free: 1-8004-CANCER
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
Chat online:

Answers questions about cancer, clinical trials, and cancer-related services and helps users find information on the NCI Web site. Provides NCI printed materials.

NCI's Smoking Quitline
Toll-free: 1-877-44U-QUIT

American Cancer Society

Toll-free: 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
TTY: 1-866-228-4327

Offers a variety of services to patients and their families. It also supports research, provides printed materials, and conducts educational programs.

CancerCare, Inc.

Toll-free: 1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)

Offers free support, information, financial assistance, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones.


Toll-free: 1-888-994-HOPE (1-888-994-4673)

Dedicated to helping people with cancer faced with infertility.

National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse

Toll-free: 301-402-7364

A service of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research that provides oral health information for special care patients.

The Wellness Community

Toll-free: 1-888-793-WELL (1-888-793-9355)

Provides free psychological and emotional support to people with cancer and their families.

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