After a Diagnosis
Knowing what to expect can help you approach your diagnosis with confidence or support a loved one with cancer.
Understanding your treatment options, including clinical trials, can help you make informed decisions and feel more in control.
Cancer Care and Support Resources
Managing Cancer Costs and Medical Information
Learn ways to manage health care information, bills, and other records, along with tips for saving money on pain medicines.
Support for Families When a Child Has Cancer
Advice to help families cope after a child has been diagnosed with cancer.
Information to help with talking about and coping with advanced cancer, making choices about care, and planning for the end of life.
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
Look up easy-to-understand definitions for words and phrases related to cancer and medicine.
Patient Education Publications
Check out our patient education booklets, available in PDF or as downloads to an e-book device, smartphone, or tablet.
The adult treatment summaries provide treatment information for over 70 types of common and rare cancers in adults. Summaries provide detailed information on cancer subtypes, staging, treatment, and prognosis for each disease.
Causes of Cancer: What is Cancer? Video Series