National Cancer Institute
Cancer Information Service
Specialists can help with the following:

- Answer questions about cancer and help with quitting smoking
- Help navigate the National Cancer Institute website (
- Provide information on their printed and electronic materials
- Provide access to comprehensive accurate information on a range of cancer topics, including the most recent advances in cancer treatment.

All services are confidential, and are for general knowledge. Specialists don't provide medical advice or recommend specific doctors or institutions.
Eligibility: No limitation
Hours: Hotline: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 9:00pm; LiveHelp Chat online: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 9:00pm (EST)
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 422-6237 Main
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Telephone or LiveHelp online chat
Fee Amounts: None
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Service Contact: 800-422-6237,
  • Medical Information Services * Cancer
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