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Patient & Community Education

Education is provided to all Karmanos patients and their family members through the New Patient Portfolio distributed to each new patient at Karmanos.

We offer classes on specific treatments and procedures, on-demand videos, special programs, and additional literature.

Karmanos’ Educational Resources

Additional Resources

  • The National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service: The CIS is the National Cancer Institute's link to the public, interpreting and explaining research findings in a clear and understandable manner, and providing personalized responses to specific questions about cancer. Access the CIS by:
    • Calling 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
    • Using the LiveHelp instant-messaging service.
    • Accessing the NCI’s Smoking Quitline at 1–877-44U-QUIT
    • For more information about the NCI’s Cancer Information Service visit their website or visit the National Cancer Institute’s website.
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