Lymphoma: Additional Sources Of InformationThursday, March 14, 2013 - 15:21
Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
Information and Support Groups:
Phone: (800) ACS-2345(toll-free hotline)
Check your local phone book for the address and phone number of your state's ACS office.
Cancer Care, Inc. National Office
Phone: 212 302 2400 Tel: Services
Phone: 212 221 3300 Administration
Phone: 1 800 813 HOPE (4673)
Fax: 212 719 0263
A non-profit organization whose mission is to provide free professional help to people with all cancers through counseling, education, information, referral and direct financial assistance.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
A national voluntary health agency dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improving the quality of life of patients and their families.
The Lymphoma Information Network
A website offering information and support, as well as links to other groups both within and outside the United States.
National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cancer Information Service
Phone: (800) 4-CANCER
NCI is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Phone: (877) NCCS YES
Fax: (301) 565-9670
Cancer Survivors Coalition
A support and advocacy group for people with cancer. Includes sections on Skills for Communicating with Health Care Providers, Strategies for Self-Empowerment and Self-Care, What Cancer Survivors Need to Know About Health Insurance, and others.
Information About Clinical Trials:
Cancer Information Service (National Cancer Institute)
Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
To find out which trials are available for a particular type of lymphoma, individuals may use the National Cancer Institute's PDQ Clinical Trials Search Form for Patients. Using this form, you may easily select a specific diagnosis, treatment type, and city/state for information on current trials.
Large medical centers near your home will also have information about ongoing clinical trials in your area.
Information About Complementary And Alternative Therapies For Cancer:
The National Cancer Institute's CancerNet web page on "treatment options" includes a section on complementary and
In addition, patients and their doctor or nurse can learn about complementary and alternative therapies from the following Government agencies:
NIH's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), NCCAM Clearinghouse
Phone: 1-888-644-6226TTY/TDY (for deaf and hard of hearing callers)
NCCAM conducts and supports basic and applied research and training and disseminates information on complementary and alternative medicine to practitioners and the public.