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 25th in La Jolla, CA at UC San Diego Health, for our next Educational Forum. Find out more information and register here!
CLL Society Webinars
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!
Coming in July: Psychology: Dealing with the CLL Emotional Roller Coaster. Details coming soon!
New this week!
There are many powerful combinations of drugs with and without chemotherapy being studied in CLL that offer the promise of being able to stop there with no detectable cancer. At ASH 2018, Dr. Koffman interviewed Dr. Lamanna for her overview of all this research.
Also, this week, FDA approval of the combination of venetoclax and obinutuzumab for treatment naïve CLL patients marks the first fixed duration non-chemotherapy options. The deep responses and clinically significant advantage in terms of progression free and overall survival are hopeful indicators that this will be a serious alternative frontline and perhaps the first of many innovative non-chemo combinations. 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!
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
Dallas Area CLL Patient Support Group – May 26 @ 3:00 pm
Northeast Ohio CLL Patient Support Group – May 28 @ 7:00 pm
New Orleans CLL Society Support Group – May 29 @ 6:30 pm
Denver CLL Patient Support Group – May 30 @ 7:00 pm
Visit our website for the most up-to-date information on all CLL Society support group meetings.
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 30, 2019 from 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM in Washington, DC
The Lymphoma Research Foundation invites you to attend a FREE program: Ask the Doctor About Lymphoma: Updates on Lymphoma and Treatment Options at the Washington Marriott Georgetown featuring Maryam S. Yazdy, MD from Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Find out more information and register here.