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The CTSU does not itself provide treatment information to individual patients or their families. For assistance with finding answers to your cancer-related questions, we encourage you to contact the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service (CIS) for personal, confidential help. The CIS is the source for the latest, most accurate cancer information for patients, their families, the general public, and health professionals. To talk with an information specialist, please call 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237). For callers with TTY equipment, the number is 1-800-332-8615. CIS information specialists also offer live, online assistance through the LiveHelp link on the NCI Web site (click on "LiveHelp online chat") or at https://livehelp.cancer.gov/app/chat/chat_launch on the Internet.

The information presented through this web site is provided in the public interest to communicate information concerning the CTSU and to facilitate communication with and among Cooperative Group members. In some cases, that information has been provided by the CTSU's members and other third parties. Also, this web site contains links to other web sites that might be of interest. The CTSU does not, however, endorse any such web sites, and disclaims any representation or warranty concerning information that may be found through such links. Additionally, all of the information provided in and through this web site is intended solely for general information and should NOT be relied upon for any particular diagnosis, treatment, or care. The CTSU strongly encourages patients and their families to consult with qualified medical professionals for treatment advice on individual cases. The CTSU expressly disclaims any and all representations and warrantees concerning the accuracy or completeness of information presented or obtained through this web site. Readers assume all risks associated with any and all use of such information. In all events, the CTSU disclaims any and all liabilities for any claims, causes of action, or damages, direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential, relating to this web site or the information presented therein.

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