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Additional resources for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

More information from your American Cancer Society

Here is more information you might find helpful. You can order free copies of our documents from our toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345, or read them on our website.

Living with cancer

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

After Diagnosis: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Coping With Cancer in Everyday Life (also in Spanish)

Cancer treatments

Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

A Guide to Chemotherapy (also in Spanish)

Understanding Radiation Therapy: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Targeted Therapy

Immunotherapy

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

Stem Cell Transplant (Peripheral Blood, Bone Marrow, and Cord Blood Transplants)

Cancer treatment side effects

Caring for the Patient With Cancer at Home: A Guide for Patients and Families (also in Spanish)

Distress in People With Cancer

Anxiety, Fear, and Depression

Nausea and Vomiting

Guide to Controlling Cancer Pain (also in Spanish)

Get Relief From Cancer Pain

Pain Diary

Anemia in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Family and caregiver concerns

Talking With Friends and Relatives About Your Cancer (also in Spanish)

Helping Children When A Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With Diagnosis (also in Spanish)

What It Takes to Be a Caregiver

Insurance and financial issues

In Treatment: Financial Guidance for Cancer Survivors and Their Families (also in Spanish)

Health Insurance and Financial Assistance for the Cancer Patient (also in Spanish)

Your American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at cancer.org/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order.

National organizations and websites*

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

Lymphoma

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

    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 lymphoma 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.

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

    Provides a help line for information on lymphoma and its treatment; educational materials; clinical trial information; peer support programs/support groups; financial aid for treatment-related expenses, when available; quarterly newsletters; and national/regional/local educational conferences for the public.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237 (1-800-4-CANCER)
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
Website: www.cancer.gov

    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
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

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

    Programs and services include: information and referrals to meet a wide range of needs; support via one-on-one conversations with trained peer support volunteers who are transplant survivors, caregivers, and donors; telephone support groups, facilitated by a clinical social worker, that link patients and families together to offer mutual support and coping strategies; and the nbmtLINK Online Resource Library – a comprehensive, searchable library giving access to the latest transplant information.

Be the Match (formerly the National Marrow Donor Program)
Toll-free number: 1-800-627-7692 (1-800-MARROW-2)
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. This listing contains information that may help a patient choose a transplant center. Also supports patients and their doctors throughout the transplant process, from diagnosis through survivorship; matches patients with the best donor or cord blood unit using innovative science and technology; has free educational materials; and offers financial assistance to eligible underinsured patients through the Patient Assistance Program.

*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: 08/26/2014
Last Revised: 09/15/2014