Thursday, May 15, 2008

Leukemia and Lymphomas in Children


One of the most common childhood cancers is Leukemia. There are several types of leukemia and lymphoma and a new diagnosis is at first devastating for the family members.
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is one of the first places for parents to get reliable information regarding what their physicians have just discussed. The site can be reached
at www.LLS.org and is an excellent source of information. Here is a list of some of the topics they discuss:
New diagnosis
Financial support
Free materials
Leukemia
Lymphoma
Myeloma
Myelodysplastic syndromes
Childhood Blood cancers
You can sign up for a free newsletter. They also have an information center with an 800 telephone number: 1-800-955-4572
This is one of the best sites and organizations I can recommend for families and children diagnosed with any childhood cancer. They do fundraising for research, sponsor clinical trials, and have successful recovery stories of encouragement on the site. Many childhood cancers are curable. Check out the site for the newest treatments and successes out there.

1 comment:

Donna McDine ~ Children's Author said...

Terri...yet another valuable post. Thanks for all you do.

Blessings,
Donna