Organizations and Resources American Cancer Society American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) American Society of Transplant Surgeons Bone Marrow and Cord Blood Donation and Transplantation (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) Clinical Trials - National Institutes of Health Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation International Transplant Nurses Society Leukemia Society of America National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Library of Medicine Medline National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) North American Transplant Coordinators (NATCO) Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc. (TRIO) Scientific Registry for Transplant Recipients (SRTR) United Network for Organ Sharing Financial Assistance The following organizations may be able to provide financial assistance for transplant patients. This is a sample listing and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive list or an endorsement. Air Care Alliance American Kidney Fund American Liver Foundation American Organ Transplant Association National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives National Transplant Assistance Fund Nielsen Organ Transplant Foundation National Foundation for Transplants Patient Education and Advocacy The following organizations may be able to provide patient education and patient advocacy services. This is a sample listing and should not be interpreted as a comprehensive list or an endorsement. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases American Association of Kidney Patients American Center for Transplant Resources - 800.443.8633 American Diabetes Association American Heart Association American Liver Foundation American Medical Association American Organ Transplant Association American Society for Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics American Society of Minority Health and Transplant Professionals American Society of Nephrology American Society of Transplant Physicians American Society of Transplant Surgeons American Thoracic Society American Urological Association Association of Organ Procurement Organizations Coalition on Donation Hepatitis Foundation International Insulin-Free World Foundation International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) International Transplant Nurses Society Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International National Kidney Foundation National Minority Organ and Tissue National Organization for Rare Disorders National Transplant Assistance Fund North American Society for Dialysis and Transplantation North American Transplant Coordinators Organization (NATCO) Second Wind Lung Transplant Association, Inc. Transplant Recipients International Organization, Inc. (TRIO) The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association takes no responsibility for the validity of information provided in external websites. Disclaimer: Neither the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association nor the Blue Distinction Centers for Transplants (BDCT) Program recommends, advocates, requires, encourages or discourages any specific medical care, service, transplant or course of treatment or the payment or non-payment of any such medical care, service, transplant or course of treatment. Neither the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association nor the BDCT Program guarantees any level of care quality by any provider or at any institution participating in the BDCT Program or that a member has any coverage or is entitled to any benefits for a proposed transplant or other medical care.