1. Upcoming Webinar: How Is Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treated?

    Join LLS for a free telephone/web education program on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 2 PM EST, How Is Mantle Cell Lymphoma Treated? SPEAKER: Bijal Shah, MD, MS Associate Member, Department of Malignant Hematology Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL WE INVITE YOU TO LEARN MORE ABOUT: -Current and emerging treatment options for Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) -Side-effect management -Ways to effectively communicate with your healthcare team about quality of life issues Click HERE to...

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  1. Celebrating Survivorship: Dr. Larry Saltzman

    I am a 66 year old Family Practice physician who was diagnosed with CLL/SLL in January 2010 and given an 8-year survival prognosis based on my genetic and chromosome mutations. I was initially treated with 6-months of chemotherapy from July to December 2013. I relapsed one year later and was placed on Ibrutinib although due to a bowel obstruction caused by my enlarged lymph nodes I required surgery in October 2015 to remove the right side of my colon. I began a clinical trial of Venclexta in ...

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  2. June Patient Education Programs

    Myeloma 101: Symptoms, Treatment, and the Role of Clinical Trials A Virtual / Online Education Program June 4, 2020 (North Texas) 7:00PM – 8:00PM (Central time) https://tinyurl.com/yaz35k9v Multiple Myeloma: Symptoms, Therapies, and Communicating with your Healthcare Team A Virtual / Online Education Program June 10, 2020 (Detroit, MI) 5:00PM – 7:00PM (ET) https://na.eventscloud.com/VirtualMyelomaDetroit Living Well Beyond Cancer: Improving the Quality of Life after a Canc...

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  3. #ASCO20: Cancer in the Time of COVID-19, and Progress in Myeloma and Lymphoma

    As National Cancer Research Month (May) winds down, it seems timely to reflect on progress in cancer treatments. And that is precisely what we will do this weekend. This is the weekend Chicago would typically be flooded with more than 40,000 researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical company reps, media and cancer advocacy organizations as the annual host of the world’s biggest cancer conference. But like all other large events around the globe, the American Society of Clinical Oncology...

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  1. Celebrating Survivorship: We Want to Highlight Your Story!

    June 7, 2020 is National Cancer Survivors Day and throughout the month and beyond we want to celebrate your amazing survivor stories! A section of your profile, called My Story, helps you connect with other members of Community to share your stories, challenges, questions and more. It also helps you get better responses to questions you post in LLS Community. How to Complete the My Story Section of Your Profile For step-by-step instructions, click here. If you have questions, p...

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  2. WE ARE HERE FOR YOU with Education. May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) recognizes the unique issues faced by blood cancer patients and caregivers from the moment of diagnosis and throughout survivorship. These include psychosocial and emotional effects such as relationship stress, anxiety, depression, survivor guilt and more, which are further compounded by current events. LLS provides education, support and resources that can help. This week we feature our education materials focused on the emotional effects of...

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  3. WE ARE HERE FOR YOU with Podcasts. May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) recognizes the unique issues faced by blood cancer patients and caregivers from the moment of diagnosis and throughout survivorship. These include psychosocial and emotional effects such as relationship stress, anxiety, depression, survivor guilt and more, which are further compounded by current events. LLS provides education, support and resources that can help. This week we feature our podcasts focused on the emotional effects of cancer and ...

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  4. ACCESS OUR CLINICAL TRIAL NURSE NAVIGATORS

    With many clinical trials on hold during the pandemic, patients need guidance now more than ever. Many are hesitant to travel long distances. Many are faced with trials that have closed and they need other options. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Clinical Trial Support Center Nurse Navigators are ready to help you and your healthcare team find and answer questions about clinical trials during this very challenging period at no cost. As you know, finding appropriate cl...

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  5. Join LLS at Digital CancerCon for Young Adults

    Join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at Digital CancerCon for Young Adults presented by stupidcancer on June 6-7, 2020. On Saturday, June 6 at 1:30 PM EST, LLS will sponsor a breakout session: Finding Support throughout the Blood Cancer Journey For more than a decade, CancerCon has ended isolation, built community, provided education, and redefined quality-of-life for those affected by adolescent and young adult cancer with an immersive annual conference that brings together hun...

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  6. WE ARE HERE FOR YOU. May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) recognizes the unique issues faced by blood cancer patients and caregivers from the moment of diagnosis and throughout survivorship. These include psychosocial and emotional effects such as relationship stress, anxiety, depression, survivor guilt and more, which are further compounded by current events. LLS provides education, support and resources that can help. This week we feature our webcasts focused on the emotional effects of cancer and ...

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