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Resource Guide for Leukemia

RESOURCES

Address: 1599 Clifton Road Atlanta, GA 30329

Mailing Address: PO Box 102454 Atlanta, GA 30368-2454

Phone: 1-800-ACS-2345

Internet Address: http://www.cancer.org

Description of services provided: The American Cancer Society provides information and support to patients and families through a network of local chapters. The society supports cancer-related research. It takes an active approach to teaching people ways to reduce the risk of developing cancer.

RESOURCES

Address: 1311 Mamaroneck Ave. White Plains, N.Y. 10605

Phone: 1-800-955-4572

Internet Address: http://www.lls.org

Description of services provided: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society provides information and support to lymphoma and leukemia patients, family members, and caregivers. It offers family support groups in 230 communities across the United States and peer-to-peer telephone support for patients.

RESOURCES

Address: NCI Public Inquiries Office 6116 Executive Boulevard Room 3036A Bethesda, MD 20892-8322

Phone: 1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

Internet Address: http://www.cancer.gov

Description of services provided: The National Cancer Institute is part of the National Institutes of Health. It provides information about leukemia and other cancers. The Institute funds research related to cancer, and its website includes information about clinical trials.

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Address: Suite 200, 10 Alcorn Avenue Toronto, Ontario M4V 3B1

Phone: (416) 961-7223

Internet Address: http://www.cancer.ca

Description of services provided: Our website provides cancer patients, their friends and family, and the general public with up-to-date information about cancer and cancer prevention.

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