Hodgkin lymphoma organisations
This page gives information about organisations and websites that help and support people with Hodgkin lymphoma. There is information about
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Cancer Research UK
407 St John Street
Helpline: 0808 800 40 40
Admin phone number: 020 7242 0200
Cancer Research UK is the largest cancer research organisation in the world, outside the USA. We are the European leader in the development of new anti-cancer drugs. We fund research on all aspects of the disease from its causes, to treatment and prevention.
We are also committed to producing high quality information for people affected by cancer, health professionals and the general public. We do this through our website, which includes patient information and news and resources, and through our range of health awareness leaflets.
If you have a question about cancer, and you are in the UK or Ireland, you can contact our team of specialist cancer information nurses using this form, or by calling freephone on 0808 800 40 40.
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The Lymphoma Association
PO Box 386
Bucks HP20 2GA
Helpline phone: 0808 808 5555 (Mon to Thurs, 9am to 6pm, and Fri, 9am to 5pm)
Admin phone: 01296 619400
The Lymphoma Association gives emotional support and medical information on all aspects of Hodgkin's lymphoma and non Hodgkin's lymphoma. They produce leaflets, a newsletter, run local support groups for people with lymphoma around the country, and have a buddy scheme for putting patients in touch with each other by phone. Their services are free to people with lymphoma and their families and friends. And they have a chat room which is available 24 hours a day, but has designated chat times between 12 and 2pm, and 8 and 10pm, when you are likely to find the most people on line.
Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research
39 - 40 Eagle Street
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
Health Talk Online
The lymphoma section of Health Talk Online is based on themes that came out of research funded by Cancer Research UK. Around 40 people were interviewed to find out what it was like to have lymphoma.
National Cancer Institute
The American National Cancer Institute's patient information on Hodgkin lymphoma is detailed and comprehensive.
Lymphoma Information Network
The Lymphoma Information Network is a US site, written by someone who has been through successful but intensive treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma. There is information about NHL and Hodgkin lymphoma that is detailed and quite technical in places. Very thorough, with links and booklists.
Macmillan Cancer Support
89 Albert Embankment
Macmillan CancerLine: 0808 808 0000 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 8pm; information available in other languages)
Textphone: 0808 808 0121
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.
Teenage Cancer Trust
93 Newman Street
Phone: 020 7612 0370
A national charity providing specialist units, support, education and information for teenagers with cancer and their families. The TCT also funds research into young people's cancers. It holds annual conferences for teenagers with cancer and the health professionals who look after them.
Sargent Cancer Care and Cancer and Leukaemia in Childhood merged in 2005 to become CLIC Sargent, a charity which provides clinical, practical, financial and emotional support for children and young people and their families, affected by cancer, from diagnosis onwards.
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