Our 24/7 cancer helpline provides information and answers for people dealing with cancer. We can connect you with trained cancer information specialists who will answer questions about a cancer diagnosis and provide guidance and a compassionate ear.
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Our highly trained specialists are available 24/7 via phone and on weekdays can assist through video calls and online chat. We connect patients, caregivers, and family members with essential services and resources at every step of their cancer journey. Ask us how you can get involved and support the fight against cancer. Some of the topics we can assist with include:
Referrals to patient-related programs or resources
Donations, website, or event-related assistance
For medical questions, we encourage you to review our information with your doctor.
Nearly half of all cancer deaths could be avoided if we did what we know works ─ live healthier lifestyles, quit smoking, and get our recommended cancer screenings. We’re here to help you take steps every day to reduce your risk for cancer. We have the resources, information, and support you need to stay motivated to eat right and get active, quit smoking or help a loved one kick the habit, and understand what cancer screenings you need. Visit our Stay Healthy section and explore the areas below to learn more about how you can prevent cancer.
Helping You Live a Healthy Lifestyle
For the majority of Americans who do not smoke, the most important ways to reduce cancer risk are to maintain a healthy weight, be physically active on a regular basis, and eat a mostly plant-based diet that limits saturated fat. We provide tips, tools, and online resources to help people set goals and stay motivated to eat healthy and maintain an active lifestyle. Learn more about eating healthy and getting active.
Helping You Find Cancer Early, When It Is Most Treatable
The best defense against cancer is finding it early, when it is easiest to treat. To help you make informed decisions about cancer screenings, we publish a variety of early detection guidelines.