Other Regional Support Groups

Chico

The Northern California Multiple Myeloma Support Group, founded in 2011, meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 1:30 - 3:30 PM at the Enloe Cancer Center Library, 265 Cohassett Road, Chico, CA 95929. For more information, please contact Kelly Cox at 800-452-2873, ext. 233 and 310-429-0521 or by E-mail at kcox@myeloma.org; or Rebecca at the Enloe Cancer Center Library at 530-332-3856.

Napa Valley/Sonoma Area

The Myeloma Stompers, founded in February, 2006, meet the 2nd Saturday of each month at 12:00 noon at Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Room H-3, 401 Bicentennial Way, Santa Rosa, CA 95403. For more information, please contact Bob Ensten at 707-836-0913 or the group E-mail at myelomastompers@comcast.net.

Sacramento

The Sacramento Area Multiple Myeloma Support Group meets on the 1st Saturday of each month from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at the Physicians Medical Plaza, Mercy San Juan Hospital Campus, 6555 Coyle Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608. The meeting is in the Lukens Auditorium. For more information, please contact Bob Regello at 916-780-9052 or by E-mail at robertregello@yahoo.com or Anita Milliken at 916-965-4706 or E-mail at billmilliken@sbcglobal.net.

Shasta County Area

This group, founded in December 2009, meets on the 1st Saturday of each month from 10:00 - 11:30 AM at First United Methodist Church, 1825 East Street, Room #10, Redding, CA.  For more information, please contact Kati Rosten at 530-365-0651 or by E-mail at shastamyelomasupport@gmail.com .

See IMF www.myeloma.org for a complete listing of support groups in the rest of CA and throughout the US & rest of world.

Other Resources

Bay Area Hospitals with MM Expertise

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) sites

International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) sites

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) site

  • LLS Home Page – www.lls.org (pubs, first connection, support groups, co-pay financial help, and more)

  • Supports all blood cancers Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma)

  • LLS Information Resource Center (800) 955-4572

National Cancer Institute (NCI) sites

Cancer-Care

  • www.cancercare.org offers free support, information, financial assistance, support groups, free telephone/video conferences on latest advances.

  • Door to Door MM Transportation System offers up to $600/yr

  • Help line at 800-813-4673

American Cancer Society

  • www.cancer.org offers news, treatment information, etc.

  • Help line at 800-227-2345

National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)

Other MM Sites

Sites Which May Offer Financial Help

Other MM and Relevant Sites