Hematology & BMT Resource Guide: Disease & Treatment Information
Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) International Foundation, Inc.
Phone: (800) 747-2820
Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Hotline and printed materials about leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and other diseases of the blood and bone marrow.
Phone: (800) 955-4572
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Phone: (800) 500-9976
International Myeloma Foundation
Phone: (800) 452-2873
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
Phone: (203) 229-0464
Blood Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant Information and Support
Phone: (888) 597-7674
The Bone Marrow Foundation
Phone: (888) 365-1336
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
Phone: (800) LINK-BMT
National Marrow Donor Program
Phone: (888) 627-7692
Cancer Information and Resources
American Cancer Society
Phone: (800) 227-2345
Phone: (800) 813-HOPE
Coping With Cancer Magazine
Phone: (615) 790-2400
Lance Armstrong Foundation/Livestrong
Phone: (866) 673-7205
Phone: (415) 383-3058
National Cancer Institute
Phone: (800) 4-CANCER
UCSF Clinical Trials
Phone: (877) 827-322
Hematology and BMT Resource Guide
UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.
Autologous Transplant Guide
Having a blood and marrow transplant (BMT) is a difficult experience. Read this guide to help prepare you and your family and book an appointment today.
Self-Care for Caregivers
Caregiver fatigue can be brought on by the physical and emotional demands of caring for a loved one with a serious illness. Learn tips to combat caregiver fatigue here.
Coping with Chemotherapy
Each person experiences side effects from chemotherapy differently, and different chemotherapy drugs cause different side effects. Learn more here.
Delegation to Help with Fatigue
Fatigue caused by cancer treatment can make it difficult to accomplish even the smallest of tasks. Learn how task delegation can help with this fatigue.
Diet for Cancer Treatment Side Effects
Nausea is a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Find practical tips and suggested foods to help with nausea here.
Case Management and Social Work
Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.
If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.
UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class
This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.
Fishbon Library: Health Information Resources
Browse the collection or let our librarian answer your questions about conditions, treatments, health and wellness, clinical trials and more.
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Spiritual Care Services
Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.
Maintain and restore your health the way people have for over 3,000 years, with Gentle Yoga for Cancer Patients, Therapeutic Yoga for Stress, and more classes.
The Palliative Care Program at UCSF Health provides specialized medical care for patients who are seriously ill. Learn more about the program here.