International Organizations

North America

Air Care Alliance

A nonprofit public service organization supporting the work of volunteer-based charitable organizations whose members fly to help others.

Canadian Cancer Society

A Canadian national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.

Myeloma Canada

Myeloma Canada was created in 2004 by and for people living with multiple myeloma to provide educational resources and emotional support to patients, families, and caregivers; to increase awareness of the disease and its effects on the lives of patients and families; to promote clinical research and access to new drug trials in Canada; and to facilitate access to new therapies, treatment options, and health care resources. Information available in French and English.

Lymphoma Canada

Lymphoma Canada provides, at no cost and in both official languages, electronic and print materials on the Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma and CLL, peer and caregiver support groups, educational forums, and advocacy on behalf of patients. Lymphoma Canada also funds Canadian research.

Long-Term Care Planning Network (Canada)

Canadian resource for those who need information on aging, caregiving, or long-term care planning.

South America

IMF Latin America

Continuing the work of the International Myeloma Foundation, IMF Latin America aims to bring to the patients and the South American medical community the same services now available in the United States, United Kingdom, and Japan. 

Sociedad Argentina de Hematología

The Argentine Society of Hematology (SAH) provides academic updating, certification-recertification, and accreditation training for professionals who aspire to work in the area of hematology.



A U.K.-based organization that funds world-class research and offers expert information and support to anyone affected by leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and other blood-cancer-related disorders.

European Cancer Patient Coalition

The European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) was launched in 2003 to represent the views of cancer patients in the European health care debate and to provide a forum for European cancer patients to exchange information and share best practice experiences.

German Speaking Myeloma Support Group

Under the umbrella of AMM-Online, a non-profit association, the German-speaking network of myeloma patients offers a comprehensive range of information on multiple myeloma - from MGUS to smoldering myeloma (SMM) to myeloma requiring treatment.

Myeloma UK

The only organization in the U.K. focused on myeloma, with the mission to help myeloma patients live longer and with a better quality of life.

National Institute for Cancer Research (Genoa, Italy)

The Diagnostic Imaging Unit at the National Institute for Cancer Research (IST) in Genoa, Italy, aims to provide patients with reliable and fast diagnoses at a cost compatible with the principles of modern health administration. 

UK Myeloma Forum

This U.K.-based forum aims to improve the care of patients with myeloma through the development and promotion of trials and provides education about myeloma to healthcare professionals and patients.


Myeloma Australia

Myeloma Australia provides information and caring support to those living with myeloma via specialist myeloma nurses, educates those involved in patient care and treatment, raises community awareness and understanding of multiple myeloma, and works to improve patient access to the latest treatments at affordable prices.

Middle East

AMEN - The Israeli Association of Myeloma Patients

AMEN Foundation was established by multiple myeloma patients for the sake of myeloma patients in Israel and their families.


National Cancer Center (Japan)

Founded in 1962 as a hub for cancer treatment and research in Japan, the National Cancer Center has since become a strong leader in the field.


International Cancer Information Service Group

International Cancer Information Service Group (ICISG) is a worldwide network of more than 50 organizations that deliver cancer information.

The Max Foundation

The Max Foundation is a US-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) cancer organization with an international focus. The Max Foundation honors the spirit and life of Maximiliano (Max) Rivarola who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) at age 14 and lived with outstanding courage until 17 years of age.


If you are living with myeloma and reside outside the U.S., turn to these international multiple myeloma and cancer organizations for information, resources, and support.
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