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Resource Guide for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma


1599 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)
Internet address:
Description of services provided:
The American Cancer Society provides information and support to patients and families through a network of local chapters. The society supports cancer-related research. It takes an active approach to teaching people ways to reduce their risk of developing cancer.


1311 Mamaroneck Ave.
White Plains, NY 10605
Internet address:
Description of services provided:
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society provides information and support to lymphoma and leukemia patients, family members, and caregivers. It offers family support groups in 230 communities across the United States and peer-to-peer telephone support for patients.


National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health
Building 1
1 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
1-800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Internet address:
Description of services provided:
The National Cancer Institute provides information about non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other cancers. The institute funds research related to cancer; the website includes information about clinical trials.

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7 Anal Cancer condition

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9 Ascites condition

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10 Adrenal Crisis condition

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14 Presbycusis condition

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16 Blood in Urine condition

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17 Aplastic Anemia condition

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