Disease Information

Information Specialists

Speak one-on-one with an Information Specialist who can assist you through cancer treatment, financial and social challenges and give accurate, up-to-date disease, treatment and support information.

 

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Managing Your Cancer

From the moment your doctor tells you that you have cancer until the time you start treatment, you'll be inundated with information and called on to make a number of decisions. These pages will guide you through the various aspects of managing your cancer. See the Treatment section for information about choosing a blood cancer specialist, understanding lab and imaging tests, making treatment decisions, managing side ...

Childhood Blood Cancer

Every family living with childhood cancer is thrown into upheaval. The good news, however, is that most childhood patients can expect to have full and productive lives. Many childhood cancer survivors return to school, attend college, enter the workforce, marry and become parents. Nevertheless, being vigilant about follow-up care, being aware of long-term and late effects of treatment, helping your child return to sc...

Treatment

Cancer treatment can be complex, but these pages will describe your options in easy-to-understand terms. You will learn about choosing a blood cancer specialist, understanding lab and imaging tests, making treatment decisions, managing side effects, when to consider complementary and alternative therapies, and more. We’re Here to Help. Our Information Specialists are available to help gu...

Facts and Statistics

Leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are types of cancer that can affect the bone marrow, the blood cells, the lymph nodes and other parts of the lymphatic system. Click on the links below to view statistics about each disease: General Blood Cancers Leukemia Lymphoma Myeloma Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS)   General Blood Cancers New...