Cancer Center

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Resource Guide for Leukemia
American Cancer Society
Address:

National Home Office

250 Williams Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:

1-800-227-2345

Internet Address:

http://www.cancer.org

Description of Services Provided:

The American Cancer Society provides educational information about all types of cancer, and news and research resources for patients, their families, and caregivers. Live chat via Internet is available to get information and support. The site also provides access to clinical trial information and treatment centers. Volunteer, donation, and fundraising information are also available.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Address:

1311 Mamaroneck Ave.

White Plains, NY 10605

Phone:

914-949-5213

Internet Address:

http://www.lls.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
Address:

BG 9609 MSC 9760

9609 Medical Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892-9760

Phone:

1-800-422-6237

Internet Address:

http://www.cancer.gov

Description of Services Provided:

This site provides information on all types of cancer, including statistics, information on clinical trials, and research news.

Canadian Cancer Society
Address:

National Office

55 St. Clair Avenue West

Suite 300

Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 2Y7

Phone:

416-961-7223

1-800-268-8874

Internet Address:

http://www.cancer.ca

Description of Services Provided:

The Canadian Cancer Society provides educational information about all types of cancer, and news and research resources for patients, their families, and caregivers. Volunteer, donation, and fundraising information are also available.

Last reviewed August 2015 by Michael Woods, 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.