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Blood Cancer Support Group

Group Name:Blood Cancer Support Group

Description: This support group is facilitated by a registered social worker and is the result of a community partnership between Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Canada (LLSC). If you or someone you know have Leukemia, Lymphoma, Myeloma or Myelodysplasia Syndrome come and meet with other adults who are living with a blood cancer diagnosis. Share experiences, explore wellness and connect with others facing the same challenges as you are.

Please register for this group with Gilda’s Club Toronto at: www.gildasclubtoronto.org/Calendars/Caldendars.aspx

Where: 24 Cecil Street | Toronto, ON M5T 1N2

When: Support Group meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of each month. For more information and visit www.gildasclubtoronto.org. Meetings run from 6:30 p.m until 8:00 p.m. and complimentary light refreshments will be served.

Contact: Lucy Di Carlo 416-585-2873 Ext 2438 | lucy.dicarlo@lls.org | www.lls.org

Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada

Group Name: Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association of Canada

Description: The Aplastic Anemia & Myelodysplasia Association of Canada (AAMAC) is a leading funder of research into bone marrow failure diseases in Canada. Our volunteer-run organization supports patients and caregivers across the country who are living with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndrome (also called MDS or myelodysplasia) and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).

They inform the public about aplastic anemia, MDS and PNH, provide a nation-wide support network for patients and their families, educate and advocate, raise funds for medical research, and promote Canadian Blood Services and Héma-Québec blood programs and the unrelated bone marrow donor registry, OneMatch.

Where: 11181 Yonge Street, Suite 321 | Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1L2

When: Meetings are held monthly in Toronto. Contact for location and time.

Contact: 905-780-0698 | 1-888-840-0039 | info@aamac.ca | www.aamac.ca

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