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American Liver Foundation
National. 14 divisions. Founded 1976. Dedicated to the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease (including hepatitis) through research, education and advocacy. Members include patients, families, professionals and supporters. Chapters organized and operated by lay volunteers and staff. Online local division locator. Write: American Liver Foundation 39 Broadway, Ste. 2700 New York, NY 10006 Voice: 212-943-1059 Website: http://www.liverfoundation.org Verified: 1/31/2013
Children's Liver Association for Support Services (CLASS)
Model. Founded 1995. Dedicated to addressing the emotional, educational and financial needs of families with children with liver disease or liver transplantation. Telephone hotline, newsletter, parent matching, literature and financial assistance. Supports research and educates public about organ donations. Write: CLASS 25379 Wayne Mills Pl., Suite 143 Valencia, CA 91355 Voice: 1-877-679-8256 or 661-263-9099 Fax: 661-263-9099 Website: http://www.classkids.org Verified: 1/16/2013
Online. 2000+ members. Founded 1998. Support for patients or family members of patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a chronic cholestatic liver disease characterized by periductal inflammation of both intrahepatic and extrahepatic bile ducts. Website: http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/psc-support E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 1/8/2013
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