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Patient Information

As a WakeMed patient, we are with you every step of the way. To support you and your family throughout your cancer journey, we encourage you to explore these national resources at your convenience.


American Cancer Society 

Provides information and support to patients with cancer and their caregivers.


American Society of Clinical Oncology 

Provides timely, comprehensive, medically-approved information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), with support from the Conquer Cancer Foundation. This site provides expertise and resources to help patients and loved ones make informed health care decisions.



This is a national nonprofit organization that helps people with cancer and their caregivers through counseling, education, information, referrals and financial assistance.

800-813-HOPE (4673) 

National Comprehensive Cancer Network 

This website is a patient-friendly source for information about cancer and its treatment, from diagnosis to survivorship.


National Institutes of Health – National Cancer Institute 

Provides education and support to cancer patients and their families. Downloadable patient education publications available on a variety of topics including chemotherapy, radiation, cancer nutrition and caregiver support.


National Wigs For Cancer Society (NWFCS)

Provides 100% human hair specialty wig options for patients suffering form hair loss during cancer treatment.