Dear Friends and Supporters of the CLL Society,
At ASH 2018, Dr. Byrd shares the promising results of acalabrutinib in a frontline CLL trial. Click here to watch 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 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 & April Educational Forums registration are now open!
March 2, 2019
Swedish Hospital, Seattle, WA
March 9, 2019
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
March 16, 2019
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
April 5, 2019
NIH, Bethesda, MD
April 27, 2019
Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis, MN
Click here for the latest information on our Educational Forums.
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.
Meanwhile, stay strong. We are all in this together!
Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
February 12, 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 Orange County CLL Support Group – Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 pm
Houston-area CLL Support Group – Tuesday, February 12 at 7:00 pm
Salt Lake City CLL Support Group – Wednesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm
Charlotte CLL Patient Support Group – Will not be meeting in February
Central Florida CLL Support Group – Saturday, February 16 at 10:30 AM
West LA CLL Support Group – Saturday, February 16 at 11:00 AM
Washington DC-area CLL Patient Support Group – Saturday, February 16 at 3:00 PM
San Francisco area CLL Patient Support Group – Sunday, February 17 at 4:00 PM
City of Hope CLL Support Group – Monday, February 18 at 7:00 PM
Chicago CLL Support Group – Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 PM
Milwaukee CLL Support Group – Thursday, February 21 at 6:00 PM
Long Island CLL Support Group – Thursday, February 21 at 6:45 PM
Twin Cities CLL Support Group – Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 PM
Denver CLL Patient Support Group – Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 PM
New Jersey CLL Patient Support Group – Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 PM
Nashville CLL Patient Support Group – Saturday, February 23 at 10:00 AM
Boston CLL Patient Support Group – Sunday, February 24 at 1:00 PM
Click here for the most up-to-date information on all CLL Society support group meetings.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Sponsored Meetings
Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Anaheim, CA
LLS invites you to attend this Education Program held at Hilton Anaheim. The California Southland, Orange County/Inland Empire and San Diego/Hawaii Chapters of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are proud to present this free education event to blood cancer patients, survivors, family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals. Experts in the areas of blood cancer research, treatment, and survivorship will present information on each topic. Our goal is to educate conference participants about treatment options, emerging therapies, management of survivorship issues and LLS resources. This event is free but registration is required. Find out more information and register here.