Helpful Resources

Cancer Information & Support

American Cancer Society 
1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
800-227-2345 or 404-320-3333
www.cancer.org

  • Written materials on cancer and treatment options
  • Support groups for cancer patients and their families

Cancer Care
275 7th Avenue, 22nd floor
New York, NY 10001
212-302-2400
800-813-HOPE (800-813-4673)
info@cancercare.org
www.cancercare.org

  • Publications, counseling/support services and financial aid

International Myeloma Foundation
12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206
North Hollywood, CA 91607-3421
800-452-2873
www.myeloma.org

  • Dedicated to improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working on prevention and cure

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
1311 Mamaroneck Avenue.
White Plains, NY 10605
800-955-4572
914-949-0084
Fax: 914-949-6691
www.leukemia-lymphoma.org

  • Publications, support services and financial aid

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
383 Main Avenue
5th Floor
Norwalk, CT 06851
203-229-0464
Fax: 203-229-0572
info@themmrf.org
www.themmrf.org

  • Education, support and research for patients with multiple myeloma

National Cancer Institute
NCI Public Inquiries Office
6116 Executive Boulevard
Room 3036A
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
1-800-4-CANCER (Cancer Information Service)
cancergovstaff@mail.nih.gov
www.cancer.gov

  • U.S. Government’s main agency for cancer research and information
  • Offers numerous free publications

National Children’s Cancer Society
1015 Locust, Suite 1040
St. Louis, MO 63101
314-241-1600
PFS@children-cancer.com
www.children-cancer.org

  • Financial aid and fundraising assistance

Diagnosis/Disease Information & Support

Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)International Foundation
100 Park Avenue, Suite 108
Rockville, MA 20850
800-747-2820
www.aamds.org

  • Patient advocacy, knowledge and support for bone marrow diseases

Fanconi Anemia Research Fund
1801 Willamette Street, Suite 200
Eugene, OR 97401
541-687-4658
Toll free: 1-888-FANCONI (888-326-2664)
info@fanconi.org
www.fanconi.org

  • Education and support services to families affected by Fanconi’s Anemia

General Information & Support

CaringBridgewww.caringbridge.com

  • Free personalized websites that connect family and friends during a serious health event to share updates and receive messages of support

Cook For Your LIFEwww.cookforyourlife.org

  • Cook for Your LIFE aims to improve the health of cancer patients and survivors by giving them practical knowledge, tools, and inspiration to cook their way through treatment and into a
    healthy survivorship.

My Med Schedule
MedActionPlan.com, LLC
P.O. Box 430
87 Main Street
Peapack, NJ 07977
908-234-1701
Fax: 908234-1961
www.mymedschedule.com

  • Create personalized free printable medication chart and set e-mail and text reminders for when it is time to take the medication

National Institutes of Health
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
301-496-4000
NIHinfo@od.nih.gov
www.nih.gov

Needy Meds
www.needymeds.com

  • Current information on drug assistance programs including requirements and application forms, discount drug cards, and disease based assistance programs

Strength for Caring
www.strengthforcaring.com

  • Online resource and community for caregivers

Stupid Cancer
www.stupidcancer.org

  • A national non-profit organization with a mission to empower those affected by young adult cancer by building community, improving quality of life and providing meaningful survivorship.

Social Security Disability Help
www.disability-benefits-help.org

  • The internet’s ultimate resource for information on Social Security Disability benefits.

Publications

Coping with Cancer
615-727-2108
www.copingmag.com

  • America’s consumer magazine for people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Provides knowledge, hope and inspiration from cancer survivors and healthcare professionals. Now in its 21st year of service. Coping provides officials annual coverage of National Cancer Survivors Day.

CURE
800-210-CURE (2873)
214-367-3500
www.curetoday.com

  • A quarterly magazine with an annual Resource Guide and special issue, that combines the science and humanity of cancer for those who have to deal with it on a daily basis. CURE provides scientific information in easy-to-understand language with equally understandable illustrations.

Heal: Living Well After Cancer
800-210-CURE (2873)
214-367-3500
www.healtoday.com

  • Heal: Living Well After Cancer is for cancer survivors from the day treatment ends, and for the rest of their lives.

Healthline Cancer Learning Center
www.healthline.com

  • Original health content, physician reviewed content, health tools and videos.

Journal of the National Cancer Institute
301-841-1299
www.oxfordjournals.org

  • The Journal of the National Cancer Institute (print ISSN: 0027-8874, online ISSN: 1460-2105) publishes peer-reviewed original research from around the world and is internationally acclaimed as the source for the most up-to-date news and information from the rapidly changing fields of cancer research and treatment.

Survivorship Guide for Bone Marrow/Stem Cell
Transplant: Coping with Late Effects (2010)

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
1-800-LINK-BMT
www.nbmtlink.org

  • Information and awareness about the challenges individuals face in the years after a bone marrow or stem cell transplant and provide targeted information and resources to help survivors better cope with these challenges.

Today’s Caregiver Magazine
www.caregiver.com

  • Caregiver Media Group is a leading provider of information support and guidance for family and professional caregivers.

Women&Cancer Magazine
208-727-2108
www.womenandcancermag.com

  • Women&Cancer is a quarterly magazine for all women impacted by a cancer diagnosis, offering all women a trusted resource dedicated to topics related to the prevention and management of cancer while emphasizing wellness, fostering community, and inspiring hope.

Transplant Information & Support

Blood & Marrow Transplant Information Network
2310 Skokie Valley Road, Suite 104
Highland Park, IL 60035
847-433-3313
888-597-7674
Fax: 847-433-4599
help@bmtinfonet.org
www.bmtinfonet.org

  • Books, monthly newsletters, and an on-line support network

BMT Support Online
5319 84th St
Lubbock, TX 79424
BMT-Support@BMTSupport.org
www.bmtsupport.org

  • Peer support, education and awareness

Center for International Bone Marrow
Transplant Registry (IBMTR)

Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Clinical Cancer Center
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite C5500
Milwaukee, WI 53226
414-805-0700
Fax: 414-805-0714
contactus@cibmtr.org
www.CIBMTR.org

  • Generates and shares statistical information on transplantation

National Bone Marrow Transplant Link 
20411 W. 12 Mile Rd., Suite 108
Southfield, MI 48076
1-800-LINK-BMT or 1-800-546-5268
248-358-1886
info@nbmtlink.org
www.nbmtlink.org

  • Links patients with survivors
  • Offers publications

National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)
3001 Broadway Street NE. Suite 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413-1762
800-MARROW-2 or 800-654-1247 (provides listing of local centers)
612-627-5800
Fax: 612-627-5877
800-526-7809 Office of Patient Advocacy
www.marrow.org

  • Donor registry, transplant center directory, and patient advocacy groups
  • If you joined the National Marrow Donor Program Registry, either in person or online, you are a member of Be The Match Registry and do not need to join again.
  • Please Note: There are many bone marrow/stem cell registries. Most of them share information with the National Marrow Donor Program. Please contact your local registry if you have any questions.

National Transplant Assistance Fund (NTAF)
3475 West Chester Pike, Suite 230
Newtown Square, PA 19073
800-642-8399 or 610-353-9684
Fax: 610-353-1616
NTAF@transplantfund.org
www.transplantfund.org

  • Fundraising assistance and donor awareness information

Transportation

Air Charity Network
4620 Haygood Road, Suite 1
Viriginia Beach, Virginia 23455
877-621-7177
www.airlifeline.org

  • Free air transportation for cancer patients

Corporate Angel Network
Westchester County Airport
One Loop Road
White Plains, NY 10604
914-328-1313
Toll-Free Patient Line: 866-328-1313
Fax: 914-328-3938
info@corpangelnetwork.org
www.corpangelnetwork.org

  • Free air transportation to cancer patients

LifeLine Pilots
Byerly Terminal, Suite 302
Greater Peoria Regional Airport
6100 W. Dirksen Parkway
Peoria, IL 61607
800-822-7972
www.lifelinepilots.org

  • Free air transportation to cancer patients

National Patient Travel Center
4620 Haygood Rd, Ste. 1
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
800-296-1217
info@nationalpatienttravelcenter.org
www.patienttravel.org

  • Information and referrals for all forms of charitable, long-distance medical transportation