American Cancer Society answers the call Untangles the web of online cancer information

Following diagnosis, cancer patients and their loved ones often seek any information they can find to help them navigate the baffling disease.

To cut through the confusion, the American Cancer Society has developed information resources available to anyone, anywhere, anytime at 1-800-227-2345 or

By contacting the American Cancer Society, cancer patients can quickly receive treatment information or local support programs. Caregivers can access information on coping. General information, including facts and statistics about cancer, is also readily available.

"A cancer diagnosis is a devastating experience, not only for the patient but for everyone around them," said Greg Broy, spokesperson for the American Cancer Society in Arkansas. "Knowledge truly is power. The American Cancer Society helps people easily connect with information to lessen the burden, calm the fears and prepare for the road ahead."

These information resources are made possible in part by support from donations to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life.

For information about cancer, call toll-free, day or night, to 1-800-227-2345 or visit