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Dear Friends and Supporters of the CLL Society,
New this week!
Dr. Nicole Lamanna describes the potential benefits available to patients who participate in the CLL Society’s Expert Access Program. Watch the video .
Register now for our post-ASH CLL Society Educational Forums!
Join us on March 2nd in Seattle, WA for our next Patient Educational Forum. Click here for more information and to register !
Educational Forums coming up soon!
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.
Expert Access Has Reopened!
Expert Access, our free online second opinion program is now open again. If you live in the USA and want a second look at your CLL, you are welcome to apply here: https://cllsociety.org/cll-society-expert-access/
Meanwhile, stay strong. We are all in this together!
Executive Vice President/Chief Medical Officer
February 26, 2019
New Support Groups Forming
There has been interest in forming CLL-specific support groups in new locations! Please click on a link to take our short interest survey if you are interested in attending a support group in one of the following cities:
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.
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.
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!
Northeast Ohio CLL Patient Support Group – Tuesday, February 26 at 7:00 PM
Rochester NY CLL Support Group – Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00 PM
Southeast Louisiana CLL Support Group – Wednesday, February 27 at 7:00 PM
CLL and Indolent Blood Cancers Support Group – Monday, March 4th at 6:00 PM
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Tucker – Family Support Group – Tuesday, March 5th at 7:00 PM
The CLL Information & Support Group of Rockland County NY – Thursday, March 7th at 7:00 PM
Houston-area CLL Support Group – Saturday, March 9th at 10:00 AM
Central Massachusetts CLL Support Group – Saturday, March 9th at 12:30 PM
Seattle-Olympic Peninsula CLL Support Group – Saturday, March 9th at 1:00 PM
Orlando CLL Support Group – Saturday, March 9th at 2:00 PM
Philadelphia CLL Patient Support Group – Saturday, March 9th at 2:00 PM
Atlanta Metro CLL Support Group – Sunday, March 10 at 3:00 PM
New York City CLL Support Group – Sunday, March 10 at 3:00 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 .
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM in Jericho, NY
LLS invites you to attend this FREE Patient Education Program: Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support held at The Milleridge Inn, Jericho, NY, featuring Nicole Lamanna, MD, from New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Tina Sapienza, LMSW, OSW-C, from New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Dinner will be provided to registered attendees. This event is free but registration is required . Find out more information and register here .
Lymphoma Research Foundation Sponsored Meetings
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM in Monrovia, CA
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 Los Angeles Pasadena/Monrovia featuring Alex Herrera, MD from City of Hope. Find out more information and register here .
Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM ET
The Lymphoma Research Foundation invites you to attend a FREE teleconference: Update on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) featuring Jennifer R. Brown, MD, PhD from Harvard Medical School, Anthony Mato, MD, MSCE from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Peggy Ann Torney from Lymphoma Research Foundation, and Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW from CancerCare®. Find out more information and register here .