Web Resources

Web Resources

Below is a list of online resources you may find helpful for learning about acute lymphocytic leukemia and the various treatments and support networks available.

American Cancer Society 
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

American Childhood Cancer Organization (ACCO)
ACCO is a national non-profit organization founded by parents of children with cancer. Free services provided by ACCO include a quarterly newsletter, various handbooks to help families of children with cancer, local support group chapters, and national advocacy.

Cancer.Net is a resource maintained by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) that brings the expertise and resources of ASCO to people living with cancer and those who care for and care about them.

Children’s Cancer Association
Children’s Cancer Association offers programs, information, advocacy and support to enrich quality of life for seriously ill children and their families.

CureSearch was formed by the Children’s Oncology Group and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation. Through its various arms, the organization participates in research, care, advocacy and fundraising related to childhood cancers. The CureSearch website also contains information on specific types of childhood cancers and information about treatment.

National Cancer Institute 
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training.

National Children’s Cancer Society
The National Children’s Cancer Society is concerned with improving the quality of life for children with cancer by promoting children’s health through financial and in-kind assistance, advocacy, support services, and education.

National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)
The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) helps people who need a life-saving marrow or blood cell transplant by connecting patients, doctors, donors and researchers to resources they need.