Blood and Marrow Transplant Support Services

Organizations

Blood and Marrow Transplant Information Network
2310 Skokie Valley Road, Suite 104
Highland Park, IL 60035
888-597-7674


National Foundation for Transplants
Corporate Headquarters
5350 Poplar Avenue, Suite 430
Memphis, TN 38119
800-489-3863

* This organization provides healthcare and financial support services and patient advocacy for transplant candidates, recipients and their families.


National Marrow Donor Program
3001 Broadway Street NE, # 100
Minneapolis, MN 55413-1753
800-MARROW-2 (800-627-7692)

* The National Marrow Donor Program offers information on becoming an unrelated volunteer donor and assistance to families conducting bone marrow donor drives. A patient advocate is available to answer questions and work with patients on insurance issues.


American Cancer Society
Great Plains Division
Attention: Patient Services Department
205 Williams Street NW, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30329
877-227-1618 and 800-227-2345 - 24-hour cancer information line 

Tulsa Chapter
4110 South 100 East Avenue
Grant Building, Suite 101
Tulsa, OK 74146
918-743-6767

* The American Cancer Society provides a 24-hour, nationwide cancer information line that offers the public up-to-date cancer information and local cancer resources; publishes brochures about various cancers and treatment options and sponsors support groups for cancer patients and their families.


National Cancer Institute
Cancer Information Services
31 Center Drive
MSC 2580
Bethesda, MD 20892-8322
800-4-CANCER (800-422-6237)

* This organization offers information on cancers, treatment options and clinical trials in your area.


Aplastic Anemia/MDS
International Foundation, Inc.
100 Park Avenue, Suite 108
Rockville, MD 20850
800-747-2820 

* This organization publishes a newsletter and provides educational materials and support groups for aplastic anemia patients.


Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc.
1801 Willamette Street, Suite 200
Eugene, OR 97401
888-FANCONI (888-326-2664)

* The Fanconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc. publishes a newsletter and sponsors a support network for families of Fanconi anemia patients.


The Lymphoma Foundation
Box 286236
New York, NY 10128
212-831-5532 


The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Head Office
1311 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
914-949-5213 

Oklahoma Chapter
500 North Broadway, Suite 250
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
405-943-8888
888-828-4572


The International Myeloma Foundation
12650 Riverside Drive, Suite 206
North Hollywood, CA 91607
800-452-CURE (800-452-2873)


Helpful Reading Material

 
 
Choices in Healing, by Michael Lerner 
 
Getting Well Again, by Carol O. Simonton, M.D., James L. Creighton, Ph.D., Stephanie Matthews-Simonton
 
Going for the Cure, by Francesca Thompson
 
Grace and Grit, by Treya and Ken Wilbur
 
It's Always Something, by Gilda Radner
 
Love, Medicine & Miracles, by Bernie Siegel, M.D.
 
Peace, Love & Healing, by Bernie Siegel, M.D.