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The American Cancer Society (ACS)
250 Williams Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
(800) ACS-2345 (227-2345)
Website: www.cancer.org

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide community-based voluntary health organization.  Its prevention programs focus on tobacco control, sun protection, diet and nutrition, comprehensive school health education and early detection and treatment.  A variety of cancer information and support services are available to patients and their families. Publications are available upon request free of charge.

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Cancer Care, Inc.
(800) 813-HOPE (4673)
Website: www.cancercare.org

Cancer Care is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral and direct financial assistance. -See Emotional Support section for complete listing.

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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Information Services (CIS)
NCI Public Inquiries Office, Suite 3036A
6116 Executive Boulevard, MSC 8322
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
(800) 4-CANCER (422-6237)
(800) 332-8615 TTY
Website: www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/cis

The NCI's Cancer Information Service is a national information and education network that provides up-to-date cancer materials in both English and Spanish and makes referrals to local cancer resources and services. Publications are available upon request free of charge. 

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National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 770
Silver Spring, MD  20910
(301) 650-9127
(877-622-7937) (For material orders)
E-mail:  info@cansearch.org
Website: www.canceradvocacy.org

The NCCS mission is to ensure the quality of cancer care for all Americans.  Through nationwide programs, policy expertise, and publications, NCCS empowers cancer patients and caregivers, giving them tools for living well.  NCCS provides leadership and education, supports cancer research, and promotes responsible advocacy.  Spanish information is available through the Website. 

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Website
Phone: (215) 690-0300
Website: www.nccn.com

NCCN.com is a website devoted to patients, caregivers, and their families developed by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®). 

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Vital Options International
4419 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Suite 1
Studio City, CA  91604
(818) 508-5657
E-mail:  info@vitaloptions.org
Website: www.vitaloptions.org

Vital Options(r) is a cancer support, advocacy and communications organization and the producer of The Group Room, a cancer talk-radio show for patients, families, friends, and health care professionals.

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Cancer On-line Resources

Healthology

www.healthology.com/content/consumerhealthlibrary

Healthology produces and distributes physician-generated health and medical information with a library of original health programs and physician-authored articles on the Web. 

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Healthtalk
www.healthtalk.org

HealthTalk Interactive (HTI) connects patients with people who can answer their questions via interactive Web broadcasts (webcasts) that are designed to offer more than clinical medical information. HealthTalk allows patients to ask questions of experts in the webcasts, then archives the programs and transcripts on our website. 

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