General Cancer Links

American Cancer Society: http://www.cancer.org 800-ACS-2345
ACS materials include books, brochures, and other materials on ovarian cancer and other cancers. Many are available in Spanish.
Cancer Care, Inc.: http://www.cancercare.org 800-813-4673
This organization helps provide emotional support, information, referral, and practical assistance to people with cancer. They provide a toll-free counseling line and teleconference programs.
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Information Service: http://cancer.gov 800-4CANCER
Trained information specialists provide information by telephone and on-line on topics related to specific cancers, cancer treatments, and coping strategies. 
 
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS); http://www.canceradvocacy.org (877) 622-7937
This is a patient led organization that advocates on behalf of all cancer survivors.
Patient Advocate Foundation: http://www.patientadvocate.org 800-532-5274
This organization serves as a liaison between patients and their insurers, employers, or creditors to help resolve discrimination or debt crisis matters.
Cancer Support Community: http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/ 888-793-9355
This is a network of free psychological and social support for people with cancer.
Information about Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are available in many communities and medical centers. You can speak to your oncologist about this. The following contacts all contain useful information on clinical trials:
NCI: http://www.cancer.gov 800-4CANCER 
ACS: http://www.cancer.org 800-ACS-2345 
WCN: http://www.wcn.org 800-444-4441 


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