Scroll
To Top
0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

*Important

The information contained in the Organizational Database (ODB) is provided for informational purposes only. There is no implied endorsement by NORD. NORD does not promote or endorse participation in any specific organization. The information is subject to change without notice. Every effort is made to ensure that the details for each entry are as current as possible.


Lymphoma Association (UK)


Address

PO Box 386
Aylesbury, HP20 2GA United Kingdom

Phone

1296619400

Description

The Lymphoma Association is a voluntary organization in the United Kingdom that was established in 1986 to provide information and emotional support to anyone whose life has been affected by cancer of the lymphatic system (lymphoma). Lymphoma may be classified into two major categories that are distinguished by cell type: Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Both may be characterized by similar symptoms including painless swelling of lymph nodes, night sweats, fever, fatigue, itching, and weight loss. The Lymphoma Association offers a variety of programs and services including providing information about lymphomas, their treatments, and related topics; offering a listening service for affected individuals and family members; and providing telephone links to volunteers who have direct experience with lymphoma. The association also has a lending library service of books, videotapes, and audio tapes; publishes a regular newsletter; and has a network of support groups across the United Kingdom that are open to anyone with an interest in lymphoma. The support groups provide affected individuals and family members with the opportunity to meet other people affected by lymphoma and to find support, friendship, information, and resources. Many groups also invite speakers and organize social activities.

Please Note

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) web site, its databases, and the contents thereof are copyrighted by NORD. No part of the NORD web site, databases, or the contents may be copied in any way, including but not limited to the following: electronically downloading, storing in a retrieval system, or redistributing for any commercial purposes without the express written permission of NORD. Permission is hereby granted to print one hard copy of the information on an individual disease for your personal use, provided that such content is in no way modified, and the credit for the source (NORD) and NORD’s copyright notice are included on the printed copy. Any other electronic reproduction or other printed versions is strictly prohibited.

NORD's Rare Disease Information Database is copyrighted and may not be published without the written consent of NORD.