Dear Friends and Supporters of the CLL Society,
Thanks to all of you who have completed our brief survey for the attendees to our local support groups. If you attend one of our groups and haven’t completed the survey, please click this link and take the two minutes to do so. Your feedback helps us grow stronger
I interview Dr. Davids post ASCO 2018 to learn how researchers are leveraging what was learned there and elsewhere to help design new fixed duration non-chemo combination trials for both frontline and for relapsed/refractory CLL. Watch the interview.
CLL Society Featured in the News!
Dr. Matt Davids of Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA was interviewed as one of the co-authors of our research presented at ASH 2018 for the Journal of Clinical Pathways (JCP). Read the interview.
Register now for our post-ASH CLL Society Educational Forums in February and March:
Join us live or for online streaming at our first 2019 post-ASH CLL Society Patient Educational Forum, Feb. 9th at the City of Hope. Click here for more information and to register!
Our second live 2019 post-ASH CLL Society Patient Educational Forum will be in Charlotte, NC on Feb. 23. Click here for more information and to register!
March Educational Forums registration now open!
Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Click here for the latest information on our Educational Forums.
Becoming an Empowered Patient
NeedyMeds (https://www.needymeds.org) is a CLL Society partner that helps folks find assistance with their medication costs.
Please pick up a free NeedyMeds medication discount card at any CLL Society Support Group or Patient Educational Forum.
Their upcoming Becoming an Empowered Patient is scheduled for Wednesday, February 13 @ 1:30PM ET and will cover how advocating for yourself and being an active part of your own healthcare team can improve your health, something close to our hearts.
Meanwhile, stay strong. We are all in this together!
Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
January 22, 2019
Please Participate in our Surveys
Whether you are a patient or a caregiver, please complete our brief caregiver survey (found in the bottom left corner) to help us enlighten the professional community about the challenges facing caregivers.
If you belong to one of our many support groups, please complete our annual survey so that we can better serve you.
The Cancer Community (C2) Award
Would you like to spotlight and honor an individual or organization that has made great impact on the cancer community? The Cancer Community (C2) Award event, sponsored by Scientific American and AstraZeneca, is receiving nominations until Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. You can nominate an individual or organization here.
San Diego CLL Support Group
In conjunction with UCSD, we’re in the process of rebooting our San Diego CLL Support Group. If you were attending before or would like to begin attending again, please take our short interest survey.
New LLS Patient Financial Assistance Program
Now open! The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has a new Patient Financial Assistance program for Blood Cancer patients in active treatment. Click here to learn more about this new assistance program.
Prime Archived Webinars Now Online!
Prime Education in partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The CLL Society has just posted two new FREE archived webinars! Click here for more information!
CLL Society Sponsored Support Group Meetings Coming Up!
The Northeast Ohio CLL Patient Support Group – Tuesday, January 22nd at 7:00 PM
The Rochester NY CLL Support Group – Wednesday, January 23rd at 7:00 PM
The Denver CLL Support Group – Thursday, January 24th at 7:00 PM
The Nashville CLL Support Group – Saturday, January 26th at 10:00 AM
The DFW CLL Support Group – Sunday, January 27th at 2:30 PM
The CLL Group for Southeast Louisiana – Wednesday, January 30th at 7:00 PM
The New York CLL Support Group – Sunday, February 3rd at 3:00 PM
Click here for the most up-to-date information on all CLL Society support group meetings.
Lymphoma Research Foundation Sponsored Meetings
Monday, January 28, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM in New Haven, CT
The Lymphoma Research Foundation invites you to attend a FREE program: Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Updates on Lymphoma and Treatment Options at the Courtyard by Marriott New Haven at Yale featuring Francine M. Foss, MD from Yale Cancer Center. Find out more information and register here.
The Ohio State University Sponsored Meeting
Monday, January 28th from 6:00 – 7:30 PM ET in Columbus OH or Streaming
JamesCare for Life Presents Ask the Expert: Integrative & Complementary Practices for Symptom Management in CLL Patients being held on the Ground Level in Room L045. This program is offered free of charge to adult cancer survivors and caregivers. More information here.