We invite you to attend our CLL Society Patient and Caregiver Educational Forums. Register now!
Featured speakers will present the very latest advances in CLL research, clinical trials, treatment options, patient perspectives, and tips to become an effective self-advocate.
Join us on May 18th in New York City at Weill Cornell Medicine, for our next Educational Forum. Find out more information and register here!
Our last Educational Forum for 2018-2019 this May
May 25, 2019 – UC San Diego Health, La Jolla, CA
You can find the latest information on our Educational Forums here.
CLL Society Webinar
Money Matters: Help is There to Prevent Financial Toxicity
Help is out there! Join us to learn how to be your own self-advocate, learn insurance basics and where you can find help to prevent financial toxicity. Register today!
New this week!
If ibrutinib is good at stopping CLL from growing and venetoclax is good at killing CLL cells, then Prof Hillmen asks the question: What happens when we combine them? He shares the exciting results of the CLARITY trial in my ASH 2018 interview here.
Acalabrutinib is a newer BTK inhibitor that is now proven to prolong life for previously treated CLL patients. It is already approved for mantle cell lymphoma, but not yet CLL, but can be approved off label. For more information, please read here.
The CLL Society wants YOU!
It is without a doubt that your unique skills will perfectly fit our needs! We are looking for volunteers just like you to help the CLL Society continue it’s mission for meeting the many needs of the CLL community. Sign up today!
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.
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:
Ft. Lauderdale / Miami, FL
Fort Worth, TX
Greater Lehigh Valley, PA
Las Vegas, NV
Palm Springs / Coachella Valley, CA
Santa Barbara/Lompoc, CA
St. Louis, MO
Seattle and All Points North
Toronto, ON Canada
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. 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! Find more information here!
CLL Society Sponsored Support Group Meetings Coming Up!
Long Island CLL Support Group – May 16 @ 7:00 pm
Dr. Brian Koffman, the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of the CLL Society will be attending.
The Orange County CLL Support Group – May 14 @ 7:00 pm
Milwaukee CLL Support Group – May 16 @ 6:00 pm
New Jersey CLL Patient Support Group – May 16 @ 7:00 pm
Twin Cities CLL Support Group – May 16 @ 7:00 pm
Charlotte CLL Patient Support Group – May 18 @ 10:00 am
Central Florida CLL Support Group – May 18 @ 10:30 am
Oberlin, OH, CLL Patient Support Group – May 18 @ 1:00 pm
Washington DC-area CLL Patient Support Group – May 18 @ 3:00 pm
San Francisco area CLL Patient Support Group – May 19 @ 4:00 pm
City of Hope CLL Support Group – May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Chicago CLL Support Group – May 21 @ 7:00 pm
Rochester NY CLL Support Group – May 22 @ 7:00 pm
Nashville CLL Patient Support Group – May 25 @ 10:00 am
Boston CLL Patient Support Group – May 25 @ 1:00 pm
Special Announcement: the following support groups will not be meeting in May
- New York City CLL Support Group
- Philadelphia CLL Patient Support Group
- West LA CLL Support Group
Visit our website for the most up-to-date information on all CLL Society support group meetings.
Hematologic Malignancies Meetings
Saturday, May 18, 2019. Live Virtual Conference. Start Time: 9:00 am EDT
Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Koffman will be discussing Clinical Advances: Individualizing Treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.
While directed at hematologists and oncologists, patients are welcome to listen in to this free educational webinar. Learn more.
Thursday, June 13, 2019, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Eastern Time
The CLL Society, in collaboration with CancerCare® invites you to attend a FREE online workshop: Update on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Part I of Living with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia featuring Daniel O. Persky, MD from University of Arizona Cancer Center, Mazyar Shadman, MD, MPH from University of Washington School of Medicine, Deborah M. Stephens, DO from Huntsman 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.
Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Eastern Time
The CLL Society, in collaboration with CancerCare® invites you to attend a FREE online workshop: Current Perspectives on the Treatment of Relapsed/Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) Part II of Living with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia featuring Alexey V. Danilov, MD, PhD from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 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.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Sponsored Meetings
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM in Louisville, KY
LLS invites you to attend this FREE Patient Education Program: Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support held at Noah’s Event Venue, Louisville, KY, featuring Mohamed Hegazi, MD from University of Louisville, and Sarah Everette, MSSW, CSW, OSW-C from Baptist Health Louisville Cancer Care 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
Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM in Seattle, WA
The Lymphoma Research Foundation invites you to attend a FREE program: Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Updates on Lymphoma and Treatment Options at the Sheraton Grand Seattle featuring Paul S. Martin, MD from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance at Northwest Hospital. Find out more information and register here.