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American Cancer Society:
A nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting cancer through research, education, advocacy, patient service and rehabilitation
American Society of Clinical Oncology
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is dedicated to helping patients and their families find accurate, reliable, and oncologist-approved information about cancer.
Bone and Cancer Foundation:
An information resource for patients and health professionals concerned with the care and treatment of cancer involving bone
Cancer Care is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information and referral and direct financial assistance.
Created for cancer patients and their loved ones, Cancerpage.com provides news, research and information on cancer prevention, detection and treatment.
Children with Leukemia:
The Jennifer Lynn Stroud Foundation promotes research for a leukemia cure and offers educational, emotional and spiritual support to families impacted by pediatric cancer.
CureHodgkins.com is an on online magazine that connects Hodgkin's Disease patients and their families with the most up to date and relevant information on the Internet.
This Web site provides access to information and services of interest to everyone battling myeloma- patients, their families/caregivers, physicians and scientists.
International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia
The purpose of this Foundation is to provide information, resources, a communications network, and experience on how to live with WM, plus encouragement to those affected by this rare and incurable blood cancer.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society:
The Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
The following publications are available, in PDF format, on the society's web site, www.lls.org:
Leukemia Research Foundation
The Foundation's mission is to conquer leukemia, lymphoma, and myelodysplastic syndromes by funding research into their causes and cures, and to enrich the quality of life of those touched by these diseases.
MedicineNet, Inc. is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via a network of interactive Web sites.
MEDLINEplus has extensive information from the National Institutes of Health and other trusted sources on over 500 diseases and conditions. There are also lists of hospitals and physicians, a medical encyclopedia and dictionaries, health information in Spanish, extensive information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to thousands of clinical trials.
Myeloproliferative Disorders Research Consortium (MPD-RC):
The MPD-RC is an NIH-funded international clinical trials group focusing on myeloproliferative disorders.
The MDS Foundation is an international organization devoted to the prevention, treatment, and study of the myelodysplastic syndromes.
National Cancer Institute (NCI):
Cancer.gov, the National Cancer Institute's Web site, provides accurate, up-to-date information on many types of cancer, information on clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for researchers and health professionals.
The following publications are also available, in PDF format, on the NCI's web site, www.cancer.gov:
National Foundation for Cancer
The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) was founded in 1973 to support cancer research from a scientific perspective.
Research Fund for Waldenstrom's:
RTW is a national volunteer organization dedicated to promoting clinical research to find a cure for Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia.