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Additional resources for Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia

More information from your American Cancer Society

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

Living With Cancer

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

Pain Control: A Guide for People With Cancer and Their Families (also in Spanish)

Talking With Your Doctor (also in Spanish)

Distress in People With Cancer

Nutrition for the Person With Cancer During Treatment

Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer Treatment: Frequently Asked Questions

When Cancer Doesn’t Go Away

Understanding cancer treatment

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

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

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

Immunotherapy

Cancer treatment side effects

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

Nausea and Vomiting

Anemia in People With Cancer

Fatigue in People With Cancer

Family, communication, and caregiving

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

Other health information

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (also in Spanish)

Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

Nearing the End of Life

Hospice Care

Insurance, employment, and financial issues

Working During Cancer Treatment

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

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

Books

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*

In addition to the American Cancer Society, other sources of patient information and support include:

International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation
Telephone: 1-941-927-4963
Website: www.iwmf.com

    Local support groups for people with Waldenstrom’s, phone contacts, survivor stories, educational materials (some are also in Spanish, French, German, or Italian)

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

    Information on non-Hodgkin lymphoma and treatments, financial information, and financial assistance for people with certain diagnoses

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

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

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

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

*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: 06/19/2013
Last Revised: 06/19/2013