Decision support

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (Pancreatic Cancer)

Decision support—information from trained professional via telephone or e-mail

In all 50 states

In 2006, provided decision support to 6,655 people via e-mail or telephone

1-877-272-6226 (toll free)


ACS’ I Can Cope Program

Community or online classes on cancer management, treatment, financial concerns, community resources, nutrition, emotional matters, and communication skills



1-800-ACS-2345 (toll free)




ACS’ Look Good … Feel Better Program

Group or one-on-one program providing beauty tips and cosmetologic assistance to help patients cope with skin changes and hair loss and other effects of cancer treatment



1-800-395-LOOK (toll free)




American Institute of Cancer Research

Advice and information on health questions and nutrition answered by a dietitian

In all 50 states

Phone advice to approximately 35 callers/month

1-800-843-8114 (toll free)


Approximately 100 email responses per month

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