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National organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

Hodgkin disease

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Toll-free number: 1-800-955-4572
Website: www.lls.org

    Offers information on Hodgkin disease and treatments, financial information, and financial assistance for people with certain cancers

Lymphoma Research Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-500-9976
Website: www.lymphoma.org

    Offers a helpline on lymphoma treatment, education materials, information on clinical trials, peer support, newsletters, and funding for research

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Website: www.cancer.gov

    Offers free, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also helps people find clinical trials in their area

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
1-877-NCCS-YES (622-7937) for some publications and Cancer Survivor Toolbox® orders
Website: www.canceradvocacy.org

    Has publications on many cancer-related topics; also offers the Cancer Survival Toolbox – a free program that teaches skills that can help people with cancer meet the challenges of their illness

Bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplants

Be the Match (formerly National Marrow Donor Program)
Toll-free number: 1-800-MARROW-2 (1-800-627-7692)
Website: www.bethematch.org

    Provides a registry of volunteer bone marrow donors and cord blood units (the largest listing in the world), as well as a searchable listing of transplant centers that can be accessed directly at www.marrow.org/access. Also supports patients throughout the transplant process, from diagnosis through survivorship; has free educational materials; and offers financial assistance to eligible underinsured patients.

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link (nbmtLINK)
Toll-free number: 1-800-LINK-BMT (1-800-546-5268)
Website: www.nbmtlink.org

    Offers information and referrals to meet a wide range of needs; support via trained peer support volunteers who are transplant survivors, caregivers, and donors; phone support groups that link patients and families together to offer mutual support and coping strategies; and the nbmtLINK Online Resource Library – a searchable library giving access to the latest transplant information.

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.


Last Medical Review: 08/19/2014
Last Revised: 02/09/2016