We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore www.cancer.org or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.
National organizations and websites*
Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:
International Myeloma Foundation
Toll-free number: 1-800-452-2873 (1-800-452-CURE)
Support includes a Myeloma Hotline staffed by NCI-trained coordinators; extensive myeloma literature for patients and caregivers, Patient & Family Interactive Seminars, a videotape lending library of myeloma presentations by myeloma experts, and a network of myeloma support groups worldwide
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Toll-free number: 1-800-955-4572
Has a variety of service programs and resources available throughout the US and Canada including: the Information Resource Center, staffed by healthcare professionals, available via the toll-free number; free publications on all forms of blood cancer, including multiple myeloma, and related topics; First Connection, a telephone-based peer support network for patients and survivors; family support groups; education teleconferences and web-casts – a schedule is on the website.
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF)
Offers internet programming, live symposia, teleconferences, and print materials (including brochures and a quarterly newsletter); website also has general information about multiple myeloma, a calendar of MMRF events, and current information about multiple myeloma clinical trials via the Clinical Trials Monitor
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
Their “Cancer Information Service” offers a wide variety of free, accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients, their families, and the general public; also can help people find clinical trials in their area
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship ((NCCS)
Toll-free number: 1-888-650-9127
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
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 Revised: 01/19/2016