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New this week!
ASH 2018: Dr. Siddiqi hits the highlights and shares the practice changing lessons learned for treating CLL patients. Watch the interview .
Dr. Koffman share his great news on the occasion of his one year anniversary of his CAR-T therapy in his blog post. Read more .
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!
CLL Society Sponsored Support Group Meetings Coming Up!
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
CLL and Indolent Blood Cancers Support Group – April 1 at 6:00 pm
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Tucker – Family Support Group – April 2 at 7:00 pm
The CLL Information & Support Group of Rockland County NY – April 4 at 7:00 pm
Special Announcement: The following Support groups have canceled in April:
- Charlotte CLL Patient Support Group
- Twin Cities CLL Support Group
- Washington DC-area CLL Patient Support Group
Click here for the most up-to-date information on all CLL Society support group meetings.
Hematologic Malignancies Meetings
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 28, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in Troy, MI
LLS invites you to attend this FREE Patient Education Program: Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support held at Maggiano’s Little Italy, Troy, MI, featuring Dr. George S. Howard, William Beaumont Hospital, Cancer and Leukemia, PLLC. Dinner will be provided to registered attendees. This event is free but registration is required. Find out more information and register here .
Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM in Virginia Beach, VA
LLS invites you to attend this FREE Patient Education Program: Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support held at Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel, Virginia Beach, VA featuring Scott Kruger, MD, FACP, Roshonda Poole, BHSC, CDP, MSW Student, and Megan Fortner, BSW, MA from Virginia Oncology Associates. Dinner will be provided to registered attendees. This event is free but registration is required. Find out more information and register here .
Saturday, March 30, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
The Florida Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is 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. Find out more information and register here .
Lymphoma Research Foundation Sponsored Meetings
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM in Bloomington, MN
The Lymphoma Research Foundation invites you to attend a FREE program: Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Updates on Lymphoma and Treatment Options at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott featuring Stephen Ansell, MD, PhD from Mayo Clinic. Find out more information and register here .