Other Resources

Latino coupleHere are several regional, state, and national resources that provide comprehensive cancer information for you or anyone you know facing cancer.

National Organizations

National Cancer Institute

  • Cancer Information Service  

    1-800-4-CANCER (422-6237)
    A nation-wide service of the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, this site is constantly revised and updated to reflect changes in treatment, clinical trials, and supportive care. The bi-lingual (English and Spanish) telephone service is available Monday through Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. NCI also offers an "instant messaging" service called LiveHelp (also bi-lingual), Monday through Friday,  9:00 am to 10:00 pm, Eastern time.

  • Cancer Causes and Risk Factors


  • Free Help to Quit Smoking


  • Cancer Statistics

    Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results program

State Organizations

California Department of Public Health


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