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Disease & Treatment

Click on any of the links below to access disease & treatment related web sites.

Non-Disease Specific

www.bccancer.bc.ca
British Columbia’s Cancer Agency web site. The web site offers information on many cancer related topics. Disease information, clinical trials, library, support groups, unconventional therapies, cancer treatments, and cancer statistics are just a few topics covered on the agency’s web site.

www.inspirehealth.ca
Located in Vancouver, InspireHealth is Canada's foremost integrated cancer care centre. They focus on helping patients integrate research-informed natural approaches to health into their cancer treatment and recovery.

www.llscanada.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada offers support for newly diagnosed patients, free resource materials, discussion boards, treatment and clinical trials information, and free teleconferences on new and upcoming medical information.

www.cancer.ca
The Canadian Cancer Society web site offers free printable materials on diseases and treatment as well as coping and support. They also deliver a variety of community-based education and support programs.

www.cancer.gov
The U.S. National Cancer Institute’s web site has accurate, up-to-date information about many types of cancer, information about clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for researchers and health professionals.

www.cancer.net
Cancer Net is a web site that addresses the following topics: cancer types, diagnosis and treatment, coping, survivorship, and managing side effects. The information is easy to navigate and understand. It gives basic information to build your cancer knowledge.

www.nlm.nih.gov
The National Library of Medicine covers many health topics such as: drugs & supplements, medical encyclopedia, dictionary, news, and clinical trials.

www.leukemia-research.org
Topics about diseases, clinical trials, glossary, FAQ’s, medical news and a great links page that offers many other valuable sites.

www.fhcrc.org
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, non-profit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical technology to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal disease. Within the science and education section there is a link to guidelines for patients that include a terrific downloadable resource manual for blood and marrow transplants.

www.bmtinfonet.org
Sign up for newsletters, research medications, browse suggested books and/or join a transplant online support group.

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Myeloma & Lymphoma Specific

www.myeloma.org
A web site specifically dedicated to myeloma patients. Their commitment is to provide you with the most up to date and in depth information about multiple myeloma including research and treatment advances, as well as information about upcoming events and their research, education, support and advocacy programs.

www.myelomacanada.ca
This is also an excellent web site dedicated to myeloma patients with a Canadian focus.

www.multiplemyeloma.org
Founded by sisters in 1998, the multiple myeloma research foundation’s web site is a fantastic resource for up to date information on MM and when new treatments and/or drugs are coming down the pipes.

www.lymphoma.org
The lymphoma research foundation (LRF) provides a comprehensive series of programs and services geared to patients and their families which address treatment issues, the latest research advances and coping with all aspects of disease. Programs and services included: Lymphoma help line and clinical trial information service; Lymphoma support network; and Conferences and symposiums.

www.nhlcyberfamily.org
The NHL (non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma) group will guide you through all the stages of dealing with lymphoma. They will support you, educate you, and help you with your questions.

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Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Specifc

www.aamac.ca
The Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC) is dedicated to informing the public about aplastic anemia and myelodysplasia, provide a nation-wide support network for patients and advocate and raise funds for medical research.

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