Resources, Information, Support and Helpful Links
The website of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society provides an excellent and comprehensive list of resources and information including free publications for patients, family memembers and caregivers. From The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS's) Resource Center, you can order free booklets and fact sheets, listen to archived audio files from past telephone and web-based education programs, find videos and get links to other helpful organizations and resources.
If you are looking for more information about leukemia, lymphoma and blood cancers, be sure to visit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) website first.
Other Helpful Organizations
American Cancer Society (ACS)
Population served: People affected by a cancer internationally; programs and services offered to patients and caregivers residing in the United States
Other language(s): Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese
Mission: In the U.S., ACS is a community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
CLL Global Research Foundation
Population served: Patients and health professionals interested in CLL information
Mission: To abolish chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) as a threat to the life and health of patients.
CML Advocates Network
Contact: Website only
Population served: People diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), worldwide
Other language(s): Spanish and French. European Leukemia Net Treatment Guidelines available in Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, and Spanish
Mission: To facilitate and support best practice-sharing between patient group organizers across the world.
Population served: People with cancer, their families and friends.
Mission: Gilda’s Club Nashville is an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community and opened its doors on August 3, 1998. Our mission is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.
Hairy Cell Leukemia Consortium
Population served: Patients, providers and the research community
Mission: To advance understanding of Hairy Cell Leukemia (HCL) and to enable patients and those who care for them increased access to state-of-the-art clinical expertise and therapies. The Consortium seeks to discover new knowledge for improving the treatment and management of HCL.
MPN Education Foundation
Population served: Patients, caregivers, health professionals worldwide
Mission: To bring education, information and emotional support to MPN patients; to increase awareness amongst patients, physicians and caregivers of myeloproliferative neoplasms.
National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service
Population served: People with cancer and their caregivers in the U.S.
Other language(s): Spanish
Mission: To provide accurate, up-to-date, and reliable information on cancer that is easy to understand; this confidential service is a federally funded cancer education program.
The JMML Foundation
Population served: Children with JMML and their families, researchers
Mission: To cure Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia and to improve the quality of life of JMML patients and families worldwide through research, education, advocacy, and charity.
The National CML Society (NCMLS)
Contact: (877) 431-2573
Population served: Patients living with CML and their families
Mission: To bring hope to individuals living with CML through educational resources, access to CML specialists, and a living, breathing network of others that can share their personal CML experiences and successes.
International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)
Contact: 800-452-2873 or 818-487-7455
Population served: Anyone needing information on myeloma, including patients, caregivers and health professionals
Other language(s): Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Turkish, Portuguese, Korean, Polish, Greek, Hebrew, Czech, Arabic, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Afrikaans, Farsi, Armenian, Hungarian
Mission: To improve the quality of life of myeloma patients and their families.
Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF)
Population served: Patients with lymphoma and their families, caregivers, health professionals
Other language(s): Spanish, other languages available by phone
Mission: To fund innovative lymphoma research; to provide people with lymphoma and health professionals with up-to-date information about this type of cancer; to eradicate lymphoma and serve those touched by this disease.
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