Other Places To Get Help
|American Cancer Society (ACS)|
|Phone: ||1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.org|
The American Cancer Society (ACS) conducts educational
programs and offers many services to people with cancer and to their families.
Staff at the toll-free number have information about services and activities
in local areas and can provide referrals to local ACS divisions.
|National Cancer Institute (NCI) |
|6116 Executive Boulevard|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-8322|
|Phone: ||1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.gov (or
https://livehelp.cancer.gov/app/chat/chat_launch for live help
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a U.S. government
agency that provides up-to-date information about the prevention, detection,
and treatment of cancer. NCI also offers supportive care to people who have cancer
and to their families. NCI information is also available to doctors, nurses,
and other health professionals. NCI provides the latest information about
clinical trials. The Cancer Information Service, a service of NCI, has trained
staff members available to answer questions and send free publications.
Spanish-speaking staff members are also available.
|National Pancreas Foundation|
|101 Federal Street|
|Boston, MA 02110|
|Phone: ||1-866-726-2737 toll-free|
|Fax: ||(617) 342-7080|
|Web Address: ||http://pancreasfoundation.org|
The NPF raises money for research into pancreatic diseases and offers a support network for people with those diseases.
|Pancreatic Cancer Action Network|
|1500 Rosecrans Avenue|
|Manhattan Beach, CA 90266|
|Phone: ||1-877-272-6226 toll-free|
|Fax: ||(310) 725-0029|
|Web Address: ||www.pancan.org|
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network offers education about pancreatic cancer and raises money for research to find a cure.
|Web Address: ||www.pancreatica.org|
This resource offers educational resources for patients, their caregivers, doctors, and researchers. The web site strives to offer the latest research and medical news about pancreatic cancer in addition to basic information about the disease. The goal is to help people search for the best treatments.
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Joseph O'Donnell, MD - Hematology, Oncology
March 5, 2012
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