National Cancer Institute Helpline Number, Email Address and Contacts

The Cancer Information Service (CIS)

1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237) Mon – Fri 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET
Email Address: NCIinfo@nih.gov

CIS can also help you quit smoking. The Smoking Quitline number is 1-877-44U-QUIT (1-877-448-7848). The service is available in English and Spanish, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET.

Contact:
NCI Press Officers
E-mail: ncipressofficers@mail.nih.gov
Phone: 240-760-6600

Address:
Building 31, Room 10A25
31 Center Drive MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580.

Keep handy the contact information of the Disaster Distress Helpline in case you experience emotional distress (1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746).

Wallet Card

NCI and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) developed a free wallet card in English and Spanish for patients. The card guides patients to NCI’s and ASCO’s patient information websites and the Cancer Information Service (CIS), NCI’s contact center, (1-800-4-CANCER) where they can get more information during a disaster.

To reach the CIS:

Call 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time in English or Spanish. After business hours, recorded information is available.

Online LiveHelpĀ® chat
The CIS LiveHelp program offers online assistance in English and Spanish, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

NCI Contacts for Grantees

Division of Cancer Biology (DCB)
Stephen White 240-276-6180

Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)
Mark Alexander 240-276-6898

Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP)
Anne Ryan 240-276-7064
Kara Smigel-Croker 240-276-7054

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD)
Kim Witherspoon 240-276-6141.

Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD)
Kim Witherspoon 240-276-6141

Division of Extramural Activities (DEA)
Christopher Hatch 240-276-6454

Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD)
Liz Perruccio 240-276-6178.

Non-Emergency Contacts on Main NIH Campus

Fire and Rescue: (301) 496-2372
Medical Service: (301) 496-4411
Police: (301) 496-5685
Radiation Safety: (301) 496-5774

Source: NCI

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