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National Cancer Institute Services

NCI has comprehensive research-based information on cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, genetics, and supportive care. We also have a clinical trials database and can offer tailored searches.

Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

TTY: 1-800-332-8615

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We invite you to call or go online to talk with our trained information specialists, who speak English or Spanish, to:

  • Get answers to any cancer-related questions you may have
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  • Find information on the NCI Web site,

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)

TTY: 1-888-232-6348


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For information about Medicare benefits, contact:

Phone: 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)

TTY: 1-877-486-2048

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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

NIDDK conducts and supports basic and clinical research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of NIDDK. They have free booklets on prostate problems, conditions, and research.

Phone: 1-800-891-5390

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