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My internal clock doesn’t know what time it is: Ireland or California as I have now returned home briefly before heading to the iwCLL meeting in NYC on Friday!
Today’s posting in our Treatment section of The Basics, I’ve posted the last of the articles about steroids. This one is a summary about risks associated with short term steroid use. You can access it here.
CLL Patient Support Group Meetings This Week
Tuesday, May 9th at 7 PM in Orange, CA – the Orange County CLL Support Group, sponsored by the CLL Society will be meeting. More information here.
Saturday, May 13th at 2 PM in Orlando, FL – The Orlando CLL Support Group, sponsored by the CLL Society will be meeting. More information here.
Monday, May 15th at 7 PM in Duarte, CA – The City of Hope CLL Support Group, sponsored by the CLL Society will be meeting. More information here.
NEW CLL Patient Support Group Meetings
Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:00 PM in Berea, Ohio – the Northeast Ohio CLL Patient Support Group, sponsored by the CLL Society, will be meeting for the FIRST time. More information here.
Thursday, May 25th at 6:45 PM in Denver, Colorado – the Denver CLL Support Group, sponsored by the CLL Society will be meeting for the FIRST time. More information here.
ALSO – We are actively forming CLL-specific support group in a number of cities around the country. To see if your city is one of them, click here and select the interest survey for your city. JUST ADDED – Philadelphia, PA and New Brunswick, NJ. Not listed, but interested in starting one? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks!
Upcoming Patient Education Meetings
- Thursday, May 11th from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM in Chicago, IL: The Lymphoma Research Foundation will be hosting Ask the Doctor: Updates on CLL/SLL. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Dinner will be provided for registered attendees. Find out more information here.
- Wednesday, May 17th from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM in Tampa, FL – FLASCO will be hosting a free Living with CLL Educational Dinner Program for patients and their caregiver at the Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport in Tampa for an evening of learning and sharing. Additionally, you can bring your questions to ask the experts in a relaxed dinner program setting. Registration is required. Find out more information here.
In the meantime….
We are all in this together.
Brian Koffman, MD