Resources for More Information: Spanish Language Resources
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.
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.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Offers free, downloadable publications on blood cancers (leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, and myeloproliferative disorders) for both adults and children.
Cancer Support Community
Offers free, downloadable publications in Spanish. Limited library.
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Offers free, downloadable publications in Spanish on cancer prevention, healthy living cancer treatment, cancer surveillance data, and caregiving.
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.
Provides free, downloadable survivorship brochure, “What’s Next? Life after cancer treatment.”
Cancer and Careers
Provides information in Spanish about balancing work and cancer treatment and survivorship. Materials are available via mail or free download.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Offers information on health insurance and navigating financial issues and serious illness. Include a health insurance glossary.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Maintains a comprehensive library of web-based education materials in Spanish about diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
Young Survivors Coalition
Offers downloadable breast cancer education information targeted at younger women with breast cancer.
Colon Cancer Alliance
Provides educational information about prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of colon cancer.