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    Texas Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
    Chronic Disease Prevention Branch MC 1945
    PO Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

    Phone: (512) 776-6569
    Fax: (512) 776-7254


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Resources for Cancer Patients, Caregivers and Families

Links to external sites are for informational purposes and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may not be accessible to people with disabilities.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the major operating components of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The CDC website offers information on kinds of cancer, health tips for cancer survivors and caregivers, and more.

National Cancer Institute

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the U.S. government’s principal agency for cancer research. This NCI website offers free, credible, and comprehensive information about cancer prevention and screening, diagnosis and treatment, research across the cancer spectrum, clinical trials, and news and links to other NCI websites.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. The ACS provides resources, information, and support to those experiencing cancer and those caring for a person with cancer. The ACS website offers more information on patient navigation, lodging, transportation, and support programs.

Livestrong

Livestrong helps cancer survivors, caregivers, and their loved ones through direct services, community programs, and system change. Livestrong offers free, confidential, one-on-one support for those dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Navigators can help with physical, emotional, and financial issues related to cancer. Services are free and available in English and Spanish.

Texas Cancer Information

Texas Cancer Information (TCI) helps connects patients, caregivers, medical professionals, and the public with reliable, online cancer information. The TCI website offers information on national, state, and community level cancer-related support. This includes support groups, counseling, transportation, housing, and medical equipment assistance programs, and access to cancer care for low-income and uninsured patients in Texas.

Susan G. Komen®

Susan G. Komen® provides information, assistance, and emotional support to anyone with questions or concerns about breast cancer. The Susan G. Komen® website offers safe, accurate, current, and evidence-based breast cancer information and programs to help those facing financial challenges.

American Lung Association

The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. The American Lung Association website offers information and support for lung cancer patients, family, and friends.

Yes Quit

Quitting tobacco isn’t easy, but the Texas Quitline can help double your chances of quitting for good. Anyone can get help from this free service and web-based program, no matter your age.

Last updated August 6, 2020