Population served: People who are diagnosed with a lymphoid cancer (Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, lymphocytic leukemia or myeloma) or directly related to somebody diagnosed with a lymphoid cancer, worldwide
The study's goal is to identify inherited genetic factors that influence susceptibility to lymphoid cancers or influence treatment effectiveness for these diseases. To participate, you will:
- Answer questions regarding health and family history by telephone interview
- Provide a small blood sample
- Provide contact information for first-degree relatives interested in participating
If you or someone you know would like to participate, please contact the Project Coordinator, Amy English, or mail to Amy English, Lymphoma Families Study Coordinator, 7th Floor BC Cancer Research Center, 675 West 10th Ave., Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L3. All inquiries are kept confidential, and no travel is necessary.
Population served: People diagnosed with WM at any early age (less than 35 years) or families with 2 or more members diagnosed with WM.
To obtain clinical information about Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia.
- The National Cancer Institute (NCI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is conducting a study to learn about WM and to determine what causes WM to sometimes develop in two or more family members
- Participants will be asked to complete a questionnaire, give permission to obtain medical records and blood samples.