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American Cancer Society

Address:

National Home Office

250 William Street NW

Atlanta, GA 30303

Phone:

1-800-227-2345

Internet address:

http://www.cancer.org

Description of services provided:

The American Cancer Society provides educational information about all types of cancer, and news and research resources for patients, their families, and caregivers. Live chat via Internet is available to get information and support. The site also provides access to clinical trial information and treatment centers. Volunteer, donation, and fundraising information are also available.

National Cancer Institute

Address:

BG 9609 MSC 9760

9609 Medical Center Drive

Bethesda, MD 20892-9760

Phone:

1-800-422-6237

Internet address:

http://www.cancer.gov

Description of services provided:

The National Cancer Institute provides information on clinical trials, statistics, research programs, research funding, and many other matters relating to cancer, including MDS.

The MDS Foundation

Address:

4573 South Broad Street

Suite 150

Yardville, NJ 08620

Phone:

1-800-MDS-0839 (inside US)

609-298-1035 (outside US)

Description of services provided:

Created to "provide an ongoing exchange of information related to MDS," the Foundation offers news, including upcoming legislation, recommended medical centers for treatment, research results, and a listing of links to related websites. You can also find a patient handbook and other articles.

American Society of Hematology

Address:

2021 L Street NW

Suite 900

Washington, DC 20036

Phone:

202-776-0544

Internet address:

http://www.hematology.org

Description of services provided:

The mission of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) is to further the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic, and vascular systems. The organization accomplishes this mission by promoting research, clinical care, education, training, and advocacy in hematology.

Association of Cancer Online Resources (ACOR)

Address:

173 Duane Street

Suite 3A

New York, NY 10013-3334

Phone:

212-226-5525

Internet address:

http://www.acor.org

Description of services provided:

This site offers publications, disease-specific information, clinical trial information, mailing lists, and lists of caregiver and referral services.

Cancer Care

Address:

275 Seventh Avenue

New York, NY 10001

Phone:

212-712-8400

1-800-813-4673

Internet address:

http://www.cancercare.org

Description of services provided:

Cancer Care provides free professional help to people with all forms of cancer through counseling, education, information, referral, and direct financial assistance.

Last reviewed August 2015 by Michael Woods, MD

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.


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