Comprehensive cancer control programs and coalitions address issues related to cancer treatment by educating survivors, caregivers, and providers in making informed decisions, as well as enacting policy and systems changes to improve access to cancer care. Below are links to ACS resources to help your coalition take action to improve cancer care in your state.
Healthcare Professional Resources
ACS Information for Healthcare Professionals
Browse this collection of resources for the health care professionals in your Comprehensive Cancer Control coalition. Resource topics include prevention, screening and survivorship care guidelines, resources for educating clinic staff, and patient education materials for download.
Patient Information Resources
These programs help you to make informed decisions about cancer treatment.
National Cancer Information Center
The National Cancer Information Center provides support to those facing cancer 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Trained specialists are available by phone at 1-800-ACS-2345 or live chat at www.cancer.org.
National Navigation Roundtable
The National Navigation Roundtable is a collaboration of navigation stakeholders and field experts dedicated to assure optimal health outcomes for cancer patients.
Reach to Recovery
Reach To Recovery. We have shifted our Reach To Recovery one-on-one support program to completely phone-based, linking new breast cancer patients with survivors who have had a similar diagnosis and treatment plan.
Support Group Resources
Support Group Resources. We have online support resources so those touched by cancer can connect, interact, and find answers in this time of crisis.
Cancer Survivors Network
Cancer Survivors Network. Patients and caregivers can find a safe, supportive online connection at csn.cancer.org. There are discussion boards and chat rooms where people can build their own support network. Get comprehensive information about cancer risk, prevention, screening, detection, treatment, survivorship, and end-of-life care, and learn how to manage common problems and concerns.
Cancer Information Videos
Cancer Information Videos. Learn more about cancer and cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, programs and services, and listen to survivors’ stories of hope.
Office of Cancer Survivorship
Office of Cancer Survivorship Learn tips to help manage common cancer-related problems and concerns.
Patient Support Resources
Cancer Support Programs in Your Community
Search for support programs in your community or call 1-800-ACS-2345 for help finding programs. ACS provides programs such as transportation to treatment, patient lodging, and volunteers who can talk to breast cancer patients about coping with diagnosis and treatment.
Caregiver Video Series
Caregiver Video Series. Find support for those giving care to loved ones with cancer, including strategies for self-care as they navigate the caregiver experience.
Caregiver Resource Guide
The Caregiver Resource Guide is a tool for people taking care of someone with cancer.
Additional ACS Resources
Personal Health Manager
Personal Health Manager. Track and organize information about a cancer diagnosis and treatment with this helpful tool.
Tender Loving Care
“tlc” – Tender Loving Care®. Helps women with appearance-related side effects find affordable wigs, hats and scarves, and a full range of mastectomy products.
ACS YouTube Channel
American Cancer Society YouTube Channel. View or listen to information about the impact of important ACS work and research.