Other Places To Get Help
| Leukemia and Lymphoma Society|
|1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310|
|White Plains, NY 10605|
|Fax: ||(914) 949-6691|
|Web Address: ||www.leukemia.org|
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary
health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and
patient services. The Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma,
Hodgkin's lymphoma, and myeloma and to improve the quality of life for patients
and their families.
|American Cancer Society (ACS)|
|Phone: ||1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.org|
The American Cancer Society (ACS) conducts educational
programs and offers many services to people with cancer and to their families.
Staff at the toll-free number have information about services and activities
in local areas and can provide referrals to local ACS divisions.
|Fax: ||(571) 366-9537|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.net|
Cancer.Net is the information website of the American
Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for people living with cancer and for those
who care for them. ASCO is the world's leading professional organization
representing physicians of all oncology subspecialties. Cancer.Net provides
current oncologist-approved information on living with cancer.
|Lymphoma Research Foundation
|115 Broadway, 13th Floor|
|New York, NY 10006|
|Fax: ||(310) 204-7043|
|Web Address: ||www.lymphoma.org|
The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) is devoted to funding lymphoma research and providing patients and health professionals with information about lymphoma. Some states have local chapters of the Lymphoma Research Foundation. Services for patients and their loved ones include in-person programs, a patient aid grant program, and publications and newsletters. There are also teleconferences, webcasts, and podcasts.
|National Cancer Institute (NCI) |
|6116 Executive Boulevard|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-8322|
|Phone: ||1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)|
|Web Address: ||www.cancer.gov (or
https://livehelp.cancer.gov/app/chat/chat_launch for live help
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a U.S. government
agency that provides up-to-date information about the prevention, detection,
and treatment of cancer. NCI also offers supportive care to people who have cancer
and to their families. NCI information is also available to doctors, nurses,
and other health professionals. NCI provides the latest information about
clinical trials. The Cancer Information Service, a service of NCI, has trained
staff members available to answer questions and send free publications.
Spanish-speaking staff members are also available.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Douglas A. Stewart, MD - Medical Oncology
March 29, 2012
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