Meet Peg McIvor. Peg has been a friend of the LINK for decades who volunteers regularly. This incredible gal is a BMT survivor who is alive today because of a second opinion . Yup! You won't want to miss this new blog post by Peg.
Peg seen here above at a recent LINK celebration. From left to right: Cindy Burke, Peggy Burkhard, Peg McIvor, Juanita McReynolds and Cindy Goldman

Join Us for Our New, FREE Lunch and Learn Series!
A Telephone Support Program for Patients and Their Families/Caregivers/Loved Ones
Next one is February 21, 2018, at NOON EST.

Space is limited so secure your spot soon.

Join us at lunchtime for one hour, from the comfort of your home or desk on Wednesday, February 21 to learn more about caregiving from two spousal perspectives. Dave Miller will share the male perspective on caregiving while Marcella Costin will tell us about her female experience as a caregiver. This new series, facilitated by our staff licensed social worker, Jennifer Gillette, will provide much needed psychosocial and emotional support. Each call will include time for a formal presentation followed by adequate time for callers to speak and ask questions of the presenters and hear from other participants.

To register for the February 21 Lunch and Learn, please email Peggy Burkhard, You will then receive a short registration form to complete. If you have already filled out a registration form in the past, you need only email Peggy and let her know you are interested in this month's session. All participants will be sent the call in details and a few other important forms via email. Questions, please call or email Peggy Burkhard, (248) 358-1886

We Sure Hope to See You at Tandem in
Salt Lake City February 21-24, 2018.
´╗┐We will be at Booth 232 at Tandem and would love to meet you. Stop by, enter to win some great prizes daily and grab a few books on us. Learn more about our programs and how we can help you help your patients, caregivers and much more!
How We Help Others!
We are a phone call away for patients and their loved ones. From one on one peer support to scheduled call series and webinars, we are ready to ease your burden.
Patients, caregivers and health care professionals are amongst those we aim to help through our valued resource books, programs and one on one calls.
We simply cannot do it without the support of corporations, foundations and individuals willing to make a difference in the lives of others.
We Invite You to Become A Link Partner!
Link Partners include cancer centers and allied partners who annually support our mission of providing psychosocial support to patients, caregivers, their families and health care professionals dedicated to helping people navigate a bone marrow transplant. If you would like to learn more about the many benefits (books, programs, hyperlink on our website, bookmark inclusion) to being a Link Partner, please do not hesitate to contact us at (248) 358-1886. Want a free bookmark which lists our many Link Partners? Let us know and we will send you one!
American Society for Blood & Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT)
Anthem, Inc.
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center
Be The Match
Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, John Theurer Cancer Center at
Hackensack UMC
Blood Marrow Transplant Program at Northside Hospital
Blood & Marrow Transplant Program, The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University
Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR)
City of Hope 
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center
DKMS (formerly Delete Blood Cancer)
Duke Adult Blood and Marrow Transplant Program
Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Henry Ford Transplant Institute
Incyte Corporation
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Meredith A. Cowden Foundation
Nebraska Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine 
Spectrum Health Cancer Center
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
UPMC CancerCenter
Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center
Thank your for being a friend of the nbmtLINK. We simply could not do this without you. If you can support our efforts at this time, we thank you in advance. Every dollar helps. Wishing you good health in the new year.


Peggy Burkhard, Executive Director
(248) 358-1886
National Bone Marrow Transplant Link