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Resource Guide for Leukemia

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
 
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Address:
1311 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, N.Y. 10605

Phone:
1-800-955-4572

Internet Address:
http://www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

Description of services provided:
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society provides information and support to lymphoma and leukemia patients, family members, and caregivers. It offers family support groups in 230 communities across the United States and peer-to-peer telephone support for patients.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Address:
NCI Public Inquiries Office
Bldg. 31, Rm. 10A31
31 Center Drive, MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD 20892-2580

Phone:
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

Internet Address:
http://www.cancer.gov

Description of services provided:
The National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institutes of Health. It provides information about leukemia and other cancers. The Institute funds research related to cancer. Its website includes information about clinical trials.

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Address:
1599 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329

Phone:
1-800-ACS-2345

Internet Address:
http://www.cancer.org

Description of services provided:
The American Cancer Society provides information and support to patients and families through a network of local chapters. The society supports cancer-related research. It takes an active approach to teaching people ways to reduce the risk of developing cancer.



Last reviewed February 2003 by John Erban, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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