Cancer Resources

For General Cancer Information and Resources:


The American Cancer Society (ACS) 800-ACS-2345
CancerCare 800-813-HOPE
Queens Library Health Literacy Specialist 718-661-1287
Queens Library Medical Librarian 718-990-5130
Cancer Advocacy Project of the City Bar Justice Center

(legal advice and counsel for cancer patients)

Gilda’s Club

(Support services for cancer patients and families)

Cancer info net www.cancerinfonet.org
Queens ACS office 718-261-1092, ext. 5518 (English)
ext. 5517 (Spanish)
718-886-8890 (Chinese)
718-886-8890 (Korean)

For Treatment, Care or Screening:

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center 718-886-1200
Flushing Hospital Medical Center 718-670-5000
Queens Cancer Center 718-883-HOPE
Elmhurst Hospital Center 718-334-4000

For Information About Blood Cancers:

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 800-955-4572

For Survivorship Information:

American Cancer Society 800-ACS-2345
SHARE (Self-help for women with breast or ovarian cancer)


(866) 891-2392 (English & Spanish)
Shareing and Careing

(breast and ovarian cancer information)

Where There’s a Need 347-233-2774
Queens Cancer Center Survivorship Clinic 718-883-3177

Educational Information And Printed Materials:

ACS website www.cancer.org 
ACS easy reading documents  

Social Services Application:

Access NYC  www.nycc.gov/accessnyc