Further resources and links
There are many websites that have information relevant to people living with leukaemias. If you need to discuss or get more information about what you have found on any of these websites speak with your specialist, nurse or allied health professional.
Some sites offer online forums. You can put forward a question or try to find someone in a similar situation. You will need to check that the information is credible by checking who prepared the information, what sources were used and see if there is a date.
- Children with Leukaemia (UK) - www.leukaemia.org
- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (US) - www.leukemia-lymphoma.org (materials are also available in other languages)
- Leukaemia Research Fund (UK) - www.lrf.org.uk (Excellent information for the less-common diseases)
- Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia European Support Group (UK) - www.cmlsupport.org.uk
Other websites with information about leukaemias
- Association of Cancer Online Resources (US) - www.acor.org (99 electronic mailing lists, chat rooms/bulletin boards for people with all different blood and bone marrow cancers)
- Cancer BACKUP (UK) - www.cancerbackup.org.uk (Good sections on transplants and the various therapies used, as well as advice about talking to children)
- Cancer Council of Australia - www.cancer.org.au
- Cancer Care South Australia - www.health.sa.gov.au/cancare (mainly addresses blood and bone marrow cancers)
- American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org
- European LeukemiaNet (Funded by the European Community) - www.leukemia-net.org
See the other resources and links pages in the Lymphomas, Myeloma, Related blood disorders, and Living with these diseases sections for more website links, including information on coping with these diseases, transplants and statistics.