Table 3-3 Selecteda Psychosocial Services (Other Than Information) Available at No Cost to Individuals/Families with Cancer

Psychosocial Service Program How to Access Locations Available Capacity
Counseling American Psychosocial Oncology Society In all 50 states Helpline served 186 callers in 2006
Counseling—telephone referral 1-866-276-7443 (toll free)
Counseling CancerCare In all 50 states 42,680 individuals from all 50 states received counseling, education, support group, referral or financial assistance in FY2005 (unduplicated count)
Counseling—face-to-face, online, telephone 1-800-813-HOPE (toll free)
Counseling Lymphoma Foundation of America In all 50 states In 2005, provided counseling to 1,300 patients
(Lymphoma) 1-800-385-1060 (toll free)
Counseling—one-on-one telephone and peer counseling
Decision support ACS’ Reach to Recovery Reach_to_Recovery_5.asp
(Breast Cancer)
Decision support by providing information through face-to-face visits or telephone conversations
1-800-ACS-2345 (toll free)
Decision support Living Beyond Breast Cancer In all 50 states Three large conferences annually
(Breast Cancer)
Informed decision making—education conferences and teleconferences 1-888-753-5222 (toll free)

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