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Chronic leukaemia organisations

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This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people with chronic leukaemia. There is information about


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Specific leukaemia organisations and sites

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research
39–40 Eagle Street

Telephone: 020 7504 2200

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research sponsors research into leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma. They also provide patient information booklets and leaflets that you can download or order from their website.

Leukaemia CARE
1 Birch Court
Blackpole East

24 hour care line: 08088 010 444
Phone: 01905 755977

Leukaemia CARE is a national blood cancer support charity, committed to ensuring that anyone affected by blood cancer receives the right information, advice and support.

They provide a range of support services to patients and their carers including: a 24-hour CARE Line, nationwide support groups, patient and carer conferences, nurse education days, a website, cancer campaigning and advocacy and accredited cancer information and literature.

CML Support Group
2 Belgrave Road
E17 8QE

CML Support Group is an online patient support group for CML patients and their families and carers. There is also a discussion forum. 

CLL Support Association
c/o 39–40 Eagle Street

Phone: 0800 977 4396

Provides information and support to people with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and their carers, and promotes research into treatment of CLL.


Blood and bone marrow organisations

Anthony Nolan
2 Heathgate Place
75–87 Agincourt Road

Tel: 0303 303 0303

Runs one of the largest bone marrow donor databases in the world. There are regional centres, which are listed on their website. They are looking for people in good health, aged 18 to 40 to join the Anthony Nolan bone marrow register – in particular young men from black and minority ethnic communities.

The National Blood Service
Tel: 0300 123 2323

The National Blood Service runs the blood donation scheme and organises the supply of blood products. But they also run the British Bone Marrow Register. Phone the number above or look at the website for more information about becoming a bone marrow donor.


Other support and information organisations

Macmillan Cancer Support
Head Office
89 Albert Embankment

Macmillan CancerLine: 0808 808 0000 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 8pm; information available in other languages)
Textphone: 0808 808 0121
You can send a message via the contact us page on their website

Macmillan Cancer Support improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. They provide booklets on cancer and treatments and run helplines providing cancer information and benefits advice.

National Cancer Institute
The American National Cancer Institute has patient information about chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and chronic myeloid leukaemia. It is detailed and comprehensive but there are no images. 

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Updated: 1 April 2015