Questions About Cancer? 1-800-4-CANCER

Lifelines™ NCI Programs and Services

This page contains articles and videos about NCI programs and services. We encourage downloading and reprinting the articles and reposting the videos.

Using the Free and Confidential Cancer Information Service

This article introduces African American and Hispanic readers to the Cancer Information Service where they can call 1-800-4-CANCER to ask questions and receive help.

African Americans (PDF - 280KB)
Hispanics/Latinos (PDF - 280KB)

Partnerships to Advance Cancer Health Equity

This article gives an overview of Partnerships to Advance Cancer Health Equity (PACHE), which involves Historically Black Colleges and Universities working in cancer disparities research.

African Americans (PDF - 467KB)

This article provides an overview of Partnerships to Advance Cancer Health Equity, which involves Hispanic-serving institutions working as partners in cancer disparities research.

Hispanics/Latinos (PDF - 348KB)

Learn About Cancer Centers in Your Community

This article provides an overview of the functions of NCI-designated cancer centers, which are located throughout the United States.

Multicultural Populations (PDF - 63KB)


Videos in the NCI Programs and Services Playlist (Below) Include:

Call 1-800-4-CANCER (Asian American communities)

Cancer Information Specialist Maia Low explains how NCI's toll-free Cancer Information Service, 1-800-4-CANCER, works.

Call 1-800-4-CANCER (African American communities)

Robyn Bason, of NCI’s Office of Communications and Education, explains how NCI's toll-free Cancer Information Service, 1-800-4-CANCER, works.