E-nnouncement from the National Bone Marrow Transplant Link -  September 2014
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nbmtLINK has partnered with other patient-focused organizations to create ExploreBMT, an easy-to-search online tool that provides direct access to information about blood & marrow transplantation.
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link is the featured Organization on ExploreBMT!

nbmtLINK is the featured partner organization on ExploreBMT. Check out this online tool for direct access to a variety of transplant resources from many patient-focused organizations.  www.ExploreBMT.org 
NMDP ExploreBMT     

Do you celebrate your Transplant Anniversary?

2nd Birthday 2012

Transplant survivors celebrate two birthdays each year, the day they were born and the day of their transplant. Some survivors send themselves flowers, while others may celebrate with a dinner at home. A growing number of transplant survivors celebrate by receiving a colorful card from the nbmtLINK to commemorate the day. If you would like to receive a card, please fill out the short online form click here.

CancerCare Upcoming Connect Education Workshops

CancerCare invites you to participate in their upcoming Connect Education Workshops™. These workshops are free - no phone charges apply. You can listen to leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone or via live streaming. Please feel free to forward to your colleagues or anyone affected by cancer. For more information and to register, please visit the CancerCare  website or call 1-800-813-HOPE (4673). 

Update on T-Cell Lymphoma
Wednesday, September 17, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm Eastern Time


Update on Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Thursday, November 6, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm Eastern Time


Update on Lymphoma from the 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting
Wednesday, December 17, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm Eastern Time


Missed a Connect Education Workshop? Listen to past workshops as podcasts through CancerCare's website.

New & Improved Blood Cancer Discussion Boards
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is excited to announce their new Blood Cancer Discussion Boards. The discussion boards are a great place to communicate with others who are going through experiences similar to yours. Share stories, ask questions, receive and provide support, or just see what others are saying.

To access the new discussion boards, click here. If you were previously registered for the boards and have not yet logged in to the new site, you will need to reset your password. You can learn about using the discussion boards in the Getting Started Guide.

If you have any questions, please contact an LLS Information Specialist at phone number (800) 955-4572 (M-F, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. EST).

Santa Cruz, California Bone Marrow Transplant Patients and Caregivers Support Group Meeting Starting Up


You are invited to attend a free support group meeting to be led by a qualified facilitator in this field.

All patients and caregivers are welcome.


Date:   Thursday, October 9, 2014

Time:   7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Place:  Katz Cancer Resource Center

           3150 Mission Drive, First Floor, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

           (Next to Dominican Hospital)

Contact: 831.462.7770

We thank our Distinguished LINK Partners who Generously Support the Work of the nbmtLINK! If your BMT Center is not a LINK Partner, Please contact myrajacobs@nbmtlink.org (Note: All LINK Partners will be recognized in the new GVHD publication with their names and logos!)


Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute City of Hope Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center Duke Medicine Adult Bone Marrow & Stem Cell Transplant Program Fred Hutchinson Transplant Program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin Henry Ford Transplant Institute Loyola University Medical Center Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center The Blood and Marrow Transplant Program at Northside Hospital Oregon Health & Science University  Roswell Park Cancer Institute  Blood & Marrow Transplant Program, Department of Medical Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University & Hospitals, Kimmel Cancer Center  University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center  University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview  The University of Nebraska Medical Center and The Nebraska Medical Center  Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center  American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation  Be the Match  The General Motors Foundation  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society  Meredith A. Cowden Foundation Sinai Medical Staff Foundation  WellPoint, Inc 

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