Resources for More Information: Spanish Language Resources

Author: OncoLink Team
Last Reviewed: December 10, 2019

The internet can be a valuable resource for a patient who wants to find out more information about their disease. However, remember that not every website contains accurate and reliable information. The websites listed below offer cancer education information in Spanish.

American Cancer Society

Provides web-based cancer education information about cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

https://www.cancer.org/cancer-information-in-other-languages/spanish.html

Cancer Care

Offers free downloadable publications on some disease types, clinical trials, communicating with your healthcare team, children and cancer, coping with cancer, financial issues, and survivorship. 

https://www.cancercare.org/publications#!publications_en_espanol

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Offers free, downloadable publications on blood cancers (leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, and myeloproliferative disorders) for both adults and children.

http://www.lls.org/resource-center/download-or-order-free-publications?language=Spanish&category=All&sortby=alpha&el-view=card-view

Cancer Support Community

Offers free, downloadable publications in Spanish. Limited library.

https://orders.cancersupportcommunity.org

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Offers free, downloadable publications in Spanish on cancer prevention, healthy living cancer treatment, cancer surveillance data, and caregiving. 

https://www.cdc.gov/spanish/cancer/

National Cancer Institute

Offers a limited library of free, downloadable publications in Spanish on topics including clinical trials, coping, cancer treatment and survivorship. Materials can be downloaded in various formats including to Kindle (eReader), or to smartphone/tablet.

https://www.cancer.gov/espanol/publicaciones/educacion-para-pacientes

LiveSTRONG

Provides free, downloadable survivorship brochure, “What’s Next? Life after cancer treatment.”

https://d1un1nybq8gi3x.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/what-we-do/portfolio/assets/LACT_Hispanic-Latino-Spanish.pdf 

Cancer and Careers

Provides information in Spanish about balancing work and cancer treatment and survivorship. Materials are available via mail or free download.

https://www.cancerandcareers.org/publication_orders/new

Patient Advocate Foundation

Offers information on health insurance and navigating financial issues and serious illness. Include a health insurance glossary.

https://www.patientadvocate.org/es/

Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Maintains a comprehensive library of web-based education materials in Spanish about diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

http://es.lbbc.org/?_ga=2.73519120.34131307.1544119572-1434919044.1463408072

Young Survivors Coalition

Offers downloadable breast cancer education information targeted at younger women with breast cancer.

https://www.youngsurvival.org/en-espanol

Colon Cancer Alliance

Provides educational information about prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of colon cancer.

https://www.ccalliance.org/espanol/deteccion-prevencion

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