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Dear Friends and Supporters of the CLL Society,
New this week!
Register now for our post-ASH CLL Society Educational Forums!
Join us on March 9th in Portland, OR for our next Patient Educational Forum. Click here for more information and to register !
Educational Forums coming up soon!
March 16, 2019
MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
April 5, 2019
NIH, Bethesda, MD
April 13, 2019
Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville, TN
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
March 5, 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!
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 – cancelled for the month of March
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
KU Medical Center CLL Support Group – Tuesday, March 12 at 6:00 PM
The Orange County CLL Support Group – Tuesday, March 12 at 7:00 PM
Salt Lake City CLL Support Group – Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 PM
Long Island CLL Support Group – Thursday, March 14 at 6:45 PM
Charlotte CLL Patient Support Group – Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 AM
Central Florida CLL Support Group – Saturday, March 16 at 10:30 AM
West LA CLL Support Group – Saturday, March 16 at 11:00 AM
Boston CLL Patient Support Group – Saturday, March 16 at 1:00 PM
Washington DC-area CLL Patient Support Group – Saturday, March 16 at 3:00 PM
San Francisco area CLL Patient Support Group – Sunday, March 17 at 4:00 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
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 .