Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)

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Resources

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To learn more about treatment for childhood leukemia, you may want to visit these resources:

  • American Cancer Society 
    www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemiainchildren/index
    (800) ACS-2345 (800-227-2345)
    ACS provides patient services, education and rehabilitation, and supports research to help fight cancer. There are branches of ACS throughout the country, including more than 3,400 local offices.
     
  • American Childhood Cancer Foundation (CCCF)
    www.acco.org

    www.acco.org/Information/AboutChildhoodCancer/TypesofChildhoodCancer/leuk.aspx
    (800) 366-2223
    The foundation is a national non-profit organization founded by parents of children with cancer. Free services provided by CCCF include a quarterly newsletter, various handbooks to help families of children with cancer, local support group chapters, and national advocacy.
     
  • American Society of Clinic Oncology 
    www.cancer.net/patient/Cancer+Types/Childhood+Cancer 
     
  • Children’s Cancer Association
    www.joyrx.org
    The association offers programs, information, advocacy and support to enrich quality of life for seriously ill children and their families.
     
  • CureSearch
    www.curesearch.org 
    (800) 458-6223
    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 Web site also contains information on specific types of childhood cancers and information about treatment.
     
  • National Cancer Institute 
    www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/childAML/Patient#Keypoint4
     
  • National Children’s Cancer Society
    www.children-cancer.org
    (800) 532-6459 or (314) 241-1600
    The 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)
    www.marrow.org
    Patient advocacy: (888) 999-6743
    General information: (800) 627-7692
    NMDP helps people who need a life-saving bone marrow or blood cell transplant by connecting patients, doctors, donors and researchers to resources they need.