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.
|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.
|National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
|P.O. Box 30105|
|Bethesda, MD 20824-0105|
|Phone: ||(301) 592-8573|
|Fax: ||(240) 629-3246|
|TDD: ||(240) 629-3255|
|Web Address: ||www.nhlbi.nih.gov|
The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
(NHLBI) information center offers information and publications about preventing
- Diseases affecting the heart and circulation, such as heart
attacks, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, peripheral artery disease, and
heart problems present at birth (congenital heart diseases).
- Diseases that affect the lungs, such as asthma, chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, sleep apnea, and
- Diseases that affect the blood, such as anemia,
hemochromatosis, hemophilia, thalassemia, and von Willebrand disease.
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Brian Leber, MDCM, FRCPC - Hematology
December 14, 2012
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