At The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center we feel it is important that the more patients know about leukemia and blood disorders and their treatments, the more equipped they are to actively participate in their care.
Support, Services & Counseling at Johns Hopkins
The Harry J. Duffey Family Patient and Family Services Program at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins provides professional counseling to our patients, families and care-givers with psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.
During Your Stay at Johns Hopkins
There are several temporary housing options available to cancer patients and their families while at the Kimmel Cancer Center for treatment. Some are located within walking distance to the hospital and others are located nearby in downtown Baltimore and the surrounding area.
Transportation & Out-of-Town Patients
The staff at Johns Hopkins USA, for patients traveling from anywhere in the country, and International Services, for patients traveling from beyond the United States, can assist you with identifying an appropriate specialist, scheduling and coordinating all your appointments, making lodging and travel plans, arranging for interpreter services, as well as other support.
Getting around Hopkins
Find places to eat, the gift shop and more while you are at Johns Hopkins
Additional Support Groups
American Cancer Society
Web site includes symptom management, nutrition and treatment information. Also, support programs such as I Can Cope, Man to Man, Reach to Recovery and Look Good…Feel Better.
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation
Web site provides information, support and hope to patients around the world with aplastic anemia and MDS.
Blood and Marrow Transplant Information Network
Publishes newletter and books on marrow and stem cell transplants; support groups; transplant center directory.
Clinical Trials Database
This web site gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Website specific to leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma information and support groups.
National Cancer Institute
Disease treatment and symptom management information on a variety of cancers; clinical trials information and database; survivorship information (Facing Forward).