Questions About Cancer? 1-800-4-CANCER

Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer

  • Posted: 04/20/2007

Resources for Learning More

National Cancer Institute

Cancer Information Service
Phone:
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Online:
Chat online:

 

American Cancer Society
Toll-free:
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
Online:
Offers a variety of services to patients and their families. It also supports research, provides printed materials, and conducts educational programs.

 

American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
Toll-free:
1-800-962-7876
Online:
A society of radiation oncology professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapy. Patients can get information on treating cancer with radiation and find a radiation oncologist in their area.

 

CancerCare, Inc.
Toll-free:
1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)
Online:
E-mail:
Offers free support, information, financial assistance, and practical help to people with cancer and their loved ones.

 

fertileHOPE
Toll-free:
1-888-994-HOPE (1-888-994-4673)
Online:
Dedicated to helping people with cancer faced with infertility.

 

National Brain Tumor Foundation
Toll-free:
1-800-934-2873
Online:
Dedicated to providing information and support for brain tumor patients, their family members, and health care professionals, while supporting innovative research into better treatment options and a cure for brain tumors.

 

National Lymphedema Network
Toll-free:
800-541-3259
Phone:
510-208-3200
Online:
E-mail:
Provides education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals, and the general public by disseminating information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema.

 

National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse
Phone:
301-402-7364
Online:
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)
Phone:
202-659-9709
Online:
E-mail:
Provides free psychological and emotional support to cancer patients and their loved ones.