Where to go for information

The following organizations can help you obtain information about support groups, patient telephone networks, and other cancer resources in your area.

American Cancer Society

1599 Clifton Road, NE

Atlanta, GA 30329

(800) 227-2345

(Also provides free booklets on cancer.)

Office of Cancer Communications

National Cancer Institute

Building 31, Room 10A24

Bethesda, MD 20892

(800) 422-6237

(Also provides free booklets on cancer)

The National Coalition for Cancer


1010 Wayne Avenue

Silver Spring, MD 20910

(301) 650-8868

(301) 565-9670 (Fax)

To learn more about this nonprofit organization, request an information packet.


National Breast Cancer Organization

212 W. Van Buren St.

4th Floor

Chicago, IL 60607-3908

(800) 221-2141/ (312) 986-8338

(312) 294-8597 (Fax)

Y-ME maintains a large database of resources available for breast cancer patients throughout the United States.