Type of Cancer:
There is a considerable amount of information available on cancer and its treatments. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask us, either by calling the telephone Helpline or, better still, dropping in.
Some useful sources of information include:
A national group which provides support and information for people affected by leukaemia and other blood disorders. May provide financial assistance. Holds details of regional support groups and holiday schemes. One-to-one support available.
Provides a wide range of information on all leukaemias, Hodgkins disease and other lymphomas, myeloma, myelodysplasia, anaplastic anaemia and myeloproliferative disorders.
Provides emotional support and information on all types of lymphoma to patients and carers. Can put patients in touch with each other and holds details of lymphoma support groups throughout the UK.
Provides information and support to patients and families affected by myeloma.
A charity that finds matches for leukaemia patients who need a lifesaving transplant.
A division of NHS Blood and Transplant, working in co-operation with the other UK bone marrow/blood donor registries and the NHS Cord Blood Bank. Stem cell donations from cord blood can be made at specialist hospitals within the NHS.
Last updated: December 20, 2012
Further information about haematological cancers and their treatments may be found on the IPS: