Leukemia - General

American Cancer Society: Learn About Leukemia - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. To learn about the different types of leukemia, use the scroll down menu in the "select a cancer type" section and click on the specific cancer type.

Cancer.Net: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.
Additional links to leukemia information include:

HealthyNJ: Leukemia -  Here you will find links to leukemia information as well as links to sites in New Jersey.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. You will find information on the disease, support services and current medical news at this informative site.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Patient Education Programs - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors a range of free telephone and web education programs, and local education programs of interest to patients and caregivers. You can find them all here.

Leukemia Research Foundation - This foundation's mission is to conquer leukemia, lymphoma, and myelodysplastic syndromes by funding research into their causes and cures, and to enrich the quality of life of those touched by these diseases. A wealth of information can be found at this site on the disease and patient support. You can also locate a local chapter.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Leukaemia - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you’ll find information on the diagnosis and treatment of the different types of leukemia.

Mayo Clinic: Leukemia - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

National Cancer Institute: Leukemia - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.

Oncologychannel: Leukemia - Oncologychannel is developed and monitored by board-certified physicians. Here you will find basic information as well as treatment options by type.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society -The official Youtube channel of the LLS has videos focused on blood cancer research and education.

MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorials - These interactive videos are from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics, each tutorial explains the subject in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. Note: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial. You may be specifically interested in the following vidoes about Leukemia

December 2013