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.
|American College of
|6400 Goldsboro Road|
|Bethesda, MD 20817|
|Phone: ||(301) 263-9000|
|Web Address: ||http://patients.gi.org|
The American College of Gastroenterology is an organization of digestive disease specialists. The website contains information about common gastrointestinal problems.
|American Society of Colon and Rectal
|85 West Algonquin Road|
|Arlington Heights, IL 60005|
|Phone: ||(847) 290-9184|
|Fax: ||(847) 290-9203|
|Web Address: ||www.fascrs.org|
The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is the leading
professional society representing more than 1,000 board-certified colon and
rectal surgeons and other surgeons dedicated to treating people with diseases
and disorders affecting the colon, rectum, and anus.
|Fax: ||(571) 366-9537|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.net|
Cancer.Net is the information website of the American
Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for people living with cancer and for those
who care for them. ASCO is the world's leading professional organization
representing physicians of all oncology subspecialties. Cancer.Net provides
current oncologist-approved information on living with cancer.
|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 Institutes of Health: Health
|9000 Rockville Pike|
|Bethesda, MD 20892|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-4000|
|TDD: ||(301) 402-9612|
|Web Address: ||http://health.nih.gov|
The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) conducts
and supports medical research to improve people's health and save lives. NIH
provides access to health and wellness information, free newsletters, current
research, health databases, fact sheets, and many other resources.
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Kenneth Bark, MD - Surgery, Colon and Rectal
January 29, 2013
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