American Cancer Society - National
Information and Support
250 Williams St NW, Atlanta, GA, 30303-1032
Distance: 529 Miles
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The Cancer Hotline is open every minute of every day to help give people the answers they need about cancer. Online chat is also 24 hours per day.
Cancer Information Specialists are available 24/7 to answer your questions and provide referrals:
* Specific cancers
* Treatment options
* Coping with cancer and social services for patients
* Medicines and medical equipment
* Pain control
* Clinical trials
* Prevention and screening
* Quitting tobacco hotline
* Transportation and lodging for cancer treatment-related travel
In addition to the Cancer Hotline, the website provides information on cancer prevention, reducing cancer risk, cancer types and treatment options, support programs and resources, and cancer research.
Note this organization also funds cancer research.
Call (800) 227-2345
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LH-2700.1700Disease/Disability Information Definition
Programs that provide information about the causes and origins, preventive measures, symptoms, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management including the latest research for specific illnesses or disabling conditions.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
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.
YJ-6740Families/Friends of People With Cancer Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have cancer, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by concern about the individual.