Questions About Cancer? 1-800-4-CANCER

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  • Posted: 09/30/2009

Ways To Learn More


National Cancer Institute

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

Call: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800- 422-6237)
Visit: http://www.cancer.gov
Chat: http://www.cancer.gov/help
E-mail: cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov

American Dietetic Association
The nation's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. They can help you find a dietitian in your area.

Visit: http://www.eatright.org

American Institute for Cancer Research
Answers questions about diet, nutrition, and cancer through its "Nutrition Hotline" phone and e-mail service. Has many consumer and health professional brochures, plus health aids about diet and nutrition, and their link to cancer and cancer prevention.

Call: 1-800-843-8114
Visit: http://www.aicr.org
E-mail: aicrweb@aicr.org

The Cancer Support Community
Dedicated to providing support, education, and hope to people affected by cancer.

Call: 1-888-793-WELL (1-888-793-9355)
Visit: http://www.thewellnesscommunity.org
E-mail: help@thewellnesscommunity.org

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

Call: 1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)
Visit: http://www.cancercare.org
E-mail: info@cancercare.org

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

Call: 301-402-7364
Visit: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov

Smokefree.gov
Provides resources, including information about tobacco quit lines, a step-by-step smoking cessation guide, and publications to help you or someone you care about quit smoking.

Call: 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848)
Visit: http://www.smokefree.gov