For Patients: Optimum Cancer Care, Close to Home
One of the most important decisions a cancer patient makes is where to receive care. Patients want the most advanced cancer treatments and they want to be close to home – near family, friends and jobs. Yet, for many patients, the very best cancer care may be simply out of reach for personal or financial reasons.
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Helpful NCI Resources for Cancer Patients and Families
NCI has educational materials on a broad range of cancer topics, including prevention, treatment, survivorship, and more, in English, Spanish and other languages. All materials can be accessed directly through the NCI Web site, or ordered through NCI's Cancer Information Service at 1-800-4-CANCER.
Below is a sampling of NCI educational resources:
What You Need To Know About™ Cancer Index
How To Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer
Chemotherapy and You (English and Spanish)
Radiation Therapy and You (English and Spanish)
Pap Tests: A Healthy Habit for You
Taking Part in Cancer Treatment Research Studies
Providing Your Tissue for Research: What You Need To Know
Thinking About Complementary and Alternative Medicine