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New this week!
Trials are underway to see when and if CLL patients can discontinue the new oral drugs and not relapse. While the early data is promising, we really don’t know the long term answers yet. Watch the interview .
Register now for our post-ASH CLL Society Patient and Caregiver Educational Forums!
Join us on April 5th in Bethesda, MD for our next Educational Forum. Click here for more information and to register !
Educational Forums coming up soon!
April 13, 2019 – Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, TN
April 27, 2019 – Mayo Clinic, Minneapolis, MN
May 4, 2019 – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
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/
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:
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!
Thursday, March 21, 2019, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time
The CLL Society, in collaboration with CancerCare® invites you to attend a FREE online workshop: Update on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) from the 2018 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting featuring Alexey V. Danilov, MD, PhD from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Krish Patel, MD from Swedish Cancer Institute, Patricia Koffman from CLL Society Inc., Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW from CancerCare®. Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast. Find out more information and register here.
CLL Society Sponsored Support Group Meetings Coming Up!
Chicago CLL Support Group – Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 PM
Milwaukee CLL Support Group – Thursday, March 21 at 6:00 PM
Twin Cities CLL Support Group – Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 PM
Denver CLL Patient Support Group – Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 PM
New Jersey CLL Patient Support Group – Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 PM
Nashville CLL Patient Support Group – Saturday, March 23 at 10:00 AM
Northeast Ohio CLL Patient Support Group – March 26 at 7:00 PM
Rochester NY CLL Support Group – March 27 at 7:00 PM
Southeast Louisiana CLL Support Group – March 27 at 7:00 PM
DFW – Dallas Area CLL Patient Support Group – March 31 at 3:00 PM
Click here for the most up-to-date information on all CLL Society support group meetings.
Hematologic Malignancies Meetings
March 22–23, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA
April 5-6, 2019 in New York, NY
For healthcare professionals: Join us for a unique educational experience. In this 2-day, debate-style series, nationally recognized thought leaders take opposing sides on clinical—and sometimes controversial—topics currently disrupting the practice of hematology and oncology. Find out more information and register here .
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Sponsored Meetings
Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm in Fort Worth, TX
LLS invites you to attend this FREE Patient Education Program: Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support held at The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, TX, featuring Farrukh Awan, MD from UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dinner will be provided to registered attendees. This event is free but registration is required. Find out more information and register here .