Terms of Use

The Histiocytosis Association provides the www.histio.org website solely for the general information and awareness of the visitor. None of the information presented is intended for diagnostic or treatment purposes, nor does it replace the consultation of a licensed medical professional. Persons should consult with a licensed medical professional for the diagnosis and treatment of all histiocytic disorders and other health concerns.


By using www.histio.org, and all other websites affiliated with the Histiocytosis Association, visitors agree to the terms and conditions presented herein this agreement and our privacy policy.

Legal Disclaimers

Not a Licensed Medical Provider

The information presented on www.histio.org is not intended to replace professional medical care or serve as a diagnostic or treatment tool. Visitors should consult with their professional healthcare provider for all health concerns and medical questions.  The www.histio.org website is not a professionally licensed healthcare provider.  It does not seek to be, nor take the place of, a doctor-patient relationship with a licensed medical provider.

The Histiocytosis Association solely seeks to provide knowledge, understanding and awareness of histiocytic disorders.  It does not replace the opinions and advice of a licensed medical professional.  Only a medical professional familiar with your overall health can diagnose histiocytosis and establish or modify a treatment plan.

No Warranties

This website is available “as is” with no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, including but not limited to title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement as to the site or its operation or content.  We do not represent or warrant that the site content is accurate, current, or complete.  No written or verbal communications from www.histio.org or its contributors, volunteers or staff will create any type of warranty.  In addition, visitors should not consider any information provided by said contributors, staff or volunteers as medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

The Histiocytosis Association takes great care to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information through its website; however, visitors of www.histio.org and its affiliates should not consider the website error-free.  We reserve the right to change and update all information and policies referenced on the website at any given time without prior notice.  Visitors should periodically review the privacy policy and other terms and conditions provided on this site.

Limitation of Liability

By using this website, the user assumes all liability and risk.  Under no circumstances shall the Histiocytosis Association or any of its staff, volunteers, board members, contributors or third-party service providers be liable for direct, indirect, exemplary, consequential, incidental or special damages that result from the direct or indirect use, or inability to use www.histio.org or other affiliated or linked websites.  This includes, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of use, loss of data, business interruption, computer failure or malfunction, viruses or malware as an indirect or direct result of, but not limited to, errors, viruses, defects, communication failures, theft, destruction, unauthorized users, omissions, deletion of files, failure of performance, or downloads.

Limitation of liability is to the greatest extent allowed by law in states that do not recognize the above limitations of liability.


Any links or references to healthcare providers, treatments, products, services, external links, third parties, or other information by trade name, trademark, slogan or otherwise is not an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation by the Histiocytosis Association, www.histio.org, its staff, volunteers, or contributors.  Information is provided solely for the knowledge and awareness of the user.


Our website contains links to other websites.  By clicking on such links, visitors are leaving the Histiocytosis Association website, www.histio.org, and visiting external third-party sites.  All content of said links are the sole responsibility of the owner of the linked website.  The Histiocytosis Association is not responsible for the policies, practices, content, accuracy or timeliness of linked websites.


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