International Leukemia Support Groups

ALL-L - Adult Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Email List (ACOR)

Alliance of Genetic Support Groups, Inc A non-profit organisation founded in 1986;a national coalition of consumers, professionals and genetic support groups. The site includes details of AGSG, a Directory of Genetic Organisations, resources, on-line newsletter, publications etc.

American Cancer Society (USA) A non-profit organisation with over 3400 offices located in all 50 states, plus Puerto Rico. The site has information for both the public and health professionals including information about ACS programs, specific cancers, local branch details etc.

Bone Marrow Transplant Support Group (Ireland) Funded in 1994 to provide support for Bone Marrow Transplant patients and their families. The web site includes information, links and the groups Newsletter.

Bray Cancer Support Centre (Ireland) a non-profit voluntary service founded in 1990 to offer emotional support and practical help to people who had or have cancer and their families and friends. The page includes details of the Drop-in Centre and various support groups.

Cancer Black Care (UK) This is a charity, founded in 1995, which aims to address the cultural and emotional needs of black people affected by cancer. The site includes details of information, support, and advocacy services, contact lists etc.

Cancer Care, Inc (USA) a national voluntary social service agency, facilities include a toll free telephone helpline. The web site includes details of programs, information about specific cancers and topics including free access to audio clips of teleconferences etc.

Cancer Plus - Parent's support group (Ireland) a national support group for parents who have a child who has been diagnosed and treated for cancer. This page provides a brief overview of cancerplus and is located on the Irish Cancer Society web page.

Cancer Support Association (Australia) CSA is a non-profit support group formed in 1984 by patients and relatives. This site gives details of the organisation, 24 hour telephone help-line, meetings, programs etc.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation (USA) The CCCF is a non-profit organisation which aims to educate, support, serve, and advocate for families of children with cancer, survivors, and health professionals. CCCF was founded in 1970 now has over 43,000 members worldwide.

Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Canada (Canada) This site provides details about the foundation and includes a comprehensive resource center with details of booklets, vidios, and other support material.

CanTeen (Australia) A national support group founded in 1985 by teenagers It provides support for teenagers and young adults (ages 12-24 yrs) living with cancer and their teenage brothers and sisters. The website includes details of programmes etc.

CanTeen - support group (Ireland) A support group for young people with cancer, their brothers, sisters and friends - ages 12 to 20. This page is on the Irish Cancer Society Web site.

Children's Hospice International A non-profit organisation founded in 1983 to provide a network of support and care for children with life-threatening conditions and their families.

Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan (USA) CLF was founded by parents in 1952 and aims to provide compassionate personalised support for both children and adults with leukemia and other blood disorders. The site includes information about services, Q&A, events, newsletter etc.

CLL - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Support Group Email List

Corporate Angel Network (USA) Non-profit organisation that provides free air transportation to and from recognized US cancer hospitals without regard to their financial resources. The network has helped over 10,000 patients since 1981.

CTCL-MF - Information and Support for: Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma / Mycosis Fungoides Email List

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT LIST An general index of Email support lists - including some cancer related.

Foundation for the Children's Oncology Group (formerly the National Childhood Cancer Foundation) (USA) The FCOG is a non-profit organization which supports pediatric cancer treatment and research projects in association with The Children's Oncology Group (COG). This site includes information, inspiring stories, news, and links to WWW resources.

Francoise Babet Leukaemia Foundation Inc. (Australia) a registered charity since 1995 which provides help and support to patients and families affected by leukaemia and other blood disorders. Also provide accommodation and support to overseas patients who are being treated in Oz.

Hobart Cancer Support Group An Australian support group for people with cancer and their families.

HUG Hodgkins United Group (Ireland) a support group for patients with Hodgkin's and Non-Hodgkins Lymphomas, their relatives and friends. This page is on the Irish Cancer Society web site.

International Myeloma Foundation This site contains details of the IMF, telephone hotline, and information packs. Online resources include a newsletter, email discussion group, and patient handbook. Also there is information for researchers: grant applications etc.

Italian Federation of Pediatric Oncology Parent Associations (Home page in English language) The federation was founded in 1995 and brought together 20 Parents Associations involved in support for childhood cancer.

Josep Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation Spanish and English language support. JCILF was founded in 1988 at the behest of the tenor Josep Carreras, and funds leukemia research and the Redmo register of marrow donors. Details of the foundation and grant applications.

Leukaemia Care Society (UK) A support group extablished in 1967 which provides support for children and adults with lekaemia and their families. The web site includes detailed information about the Society and its programmes, medical overview and related links.

Leukaemia Research Fund (UK) A national cancer charity funding research into leukaemia and other types of cancer. The site includes online patient information booklets, and research abstracts.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (USA) a national voluntary health agency dedicated to curing leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and Hodgkin's disease. The web site includes details of the 58 chapters of the society, information booklets, patient services, research etc.

Lymphoma Association (UK) The association provide emotional support and information to people with lymphatic cancer and to their families, carers and friends. The site ihas details of the national network of support groups, telephone helpline, online-booklets etc.

Michael Brandon Young Childhood Cancer Foundation, Inc (USA) MBYCCF is a non-profit organisation which provides educational and financial support to children with cancer and their families. It is linked with Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Duke University and Egleston Children's hospital at Emory.

National Children's Cancer Society (USA) NCCS is a non-profit organization founded in 1987 which provides direct financial support to children (to age 18) with cancer and their families. The site includes details of the NCCS International Program, events, services and donations.

NHL - Non Hodgkins Lymphoma Support Group Email discussion list

Patient Advocate Foundation (USA) PAF is a non-profit organisation committed to offering support to cancer patients through legislative reform eg. requiring insurers to offer coverage for high dose chemotherapy / ABMT.

Questions and Answers About Finding Cancer Support Groups (CancerNet) Fact Sheet. General introduction about the role of cancer support groups and how to find them.

The Compassionate Friends - Atlanta Chapters (USA) This site provides support for those suffering bereavement, and is a collaboration of the TCF chapters in Atlanta.

Ulman Fund - for young adults affected by cancer (USA) A non-profit organisation founded in 1996 by a cancer survivor. The fund supports young adults affected by cancer and the web site includes details of the Fund, its programs, a guide book, scholarship information, survivors network and links.

Why me - Helping Children with Cancer (USA) Worcester based non-profit organization that provides emotional and financial support to area children with cancer and their families. This site provides details of the organization, its fund-raising events, support program, and links.

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