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Online resources for patients with lymphoma

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000554663.08025.04
Department: INFOBYTES
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PATIENTS WITH LYMPHOMA can find practical advice and support with these online resources. By accessing these sites, you can download fact sheets to help them learn more about lymphoma and guide them to support groups in their communities.

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American Cancer Society

www.cancer.org/cancer/lymphoma

This resource provides detailed information about the types of lymphoma, causes and risk factors, and treatment and support options. Visitors can read stories from lymphoma survivors, find out about the latest research, and join online support communities.

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CancerCare

www.cancercare.org/diagnosis/lymphoma

CancerCare provides free, professional support services for people affected by lymphoma, as well as lymphoma treatment information and additional resources. The site offers information on workshops, podcasts, publications, financial assistance, counseling, community programs, and support groups for those diagnosed with lymphoma.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

www.lls.org/lymphoma

LLS provides up-to-date information on types of lymphoma, diagnostic testing, and available treatment options. Visitors to the site can also access discussion boards, online chats, and support groups, and learn about financial assistance that may be available.

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Lymphoma Coalition

www.lymphomacoalition.org

A worldwide organization, the Lymphoma Coalition provides lymphoma facts and statistics and advocates for lymphoma awareness. The website offers the latest news in lymphoma research, information about diagnosing and treating the disease, and a search function to help patients locate clinical trials in their area.

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Lymphoma Research Foundation

www.lymphoma.org

Along with lymphoma basics, this site presents the latest news and research. Patients can join teleconference programs, read stories from survivors, join advocacy groups, and seek advice through the LRF Helpline.

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