Myeloma, Leukemia & Lymphoma
International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)
Supports education, treatment, and research for multiple myeloma. They provide a toll-free hotline, seminars, and educational materials for patients and their families. Assistance is provided in many languages.
(800) 452-CURE (800-452-2873)
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
The goal of the society is to find cures for leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, and multiple myeloma and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. The society provides patient financial aid for specified treatment expenses and transportation, family support groups, First Connection (a professionally supervised peer support program), referrals and school re-entry materials. Help is also available in Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Japanese.
Lymphatic Research Foundation
The Lymphatic Research Foundation's mission is to advance research of the lymphatic system and to find the cause of and cure for lymphatic diseases, lymphedema, and related disorders.
Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF)
LRF funds research and provides educational information on lymphoma. They offer a helpline for general information on lymphoma, as well as referrals to other resources, oncologists, clinical trials and support groups. A buddy program is available to match newly diagnosed patients with other lymphoma patients who have coped with the disease.
The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF)
Supports research grants and professional and patient symposia on multiple myeloma and related blood cancers. MMRF publishes a quarterly newsletter, and provides referrals and information packets free of charge to patients and family members.