American Cancer Society - Minnesota
American Cancer Society - Rochester Office
2900 43rd St NW, Ste 350, Rochester, MN, 55901-4294
Distance: 997 Miles
Staff or volunteers answer questions or talk confidentially with callers. Program can provide information, a sympathetic listener, advice and/or referrals to other resources.
Cancer Information Specialists are available by phone 24/7 to provide information and support, including:
* Specific cancers
* Treatment options
* Side effects
* Coping with cancer
* Pain control
* Clinical trials
* Quitting tobacco
Will also help connect patients and caregivers to services and resources.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
|Toll Free||(800) 227-2345|
Other Services or resources
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Programs that offer a telephone service that enables people who are troubled to talk confidentially about their personal problems with an empathetic listener. These programs are often staffed by volunteers who can offer referrals for ongoing treatment, if needed.
TJ-3200.5000Medical Information Services Definition
Programs that provide information about specific health and health-related topics including diseases and conditions, birth control, alcohol and drug abuse, mental health, safety and other similar topics that interested individuals can access on a website or in person, or by telephone, email, chat, text or other communication channel. Information may be in a self-serve, browsable format (for example a web resource directory or library of audio recordings) or provided by live agents with expertise in the field.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Any of a broad group of malignant neoplasms which are either carcinomas which have their origin in epithelial tissues or sarcomas which develop from connective tissues and those structures which had their origin in mesodermal tissues (the muscular, skeletal, circulatory, lymphatic and urogenital systems and the linings of body cavities). Cancer is invasive and tends to metastasize to new sites spreading directly into surrounding tissues or through the lymphatic or circulatory systems.