1. March 2019 – Patient Education Programs

    Southern California Blood Cancer Conference March 2, 2019 – Anaheim, CA www.etouches.com/scabcc19 Surviving & Thriving with Blood Cancer March 2, 2019 – Cincinnati, OH https://www.eiseverywhere.com/400245 Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support March 6, 2019 – Jericho, NY https://www.eiseverywhere.com/398155 Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support March 21, 2019 – Fort Worth, TX https://www.eiseverywhere.com/401680 ...

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  1. February Education Events!

    Hey LLS Community! We are bringing several free education events to U.S. cities this month. Check out the list below to see if LLS is coming to you! February 2019 – Patient Education Programs Lonestar Blood Cancer Patient Education Summit February 9, 2019 – Dallas, TX https://www.lls.org/events/lonestar-blood-cancer-patient-education-summit *Please note: Registration is full! If you would like to be placed on the Wait List, please contact Dawn Guerrero at 972.996.5905 or da...

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  2. New Podcast Episode: CLL: Risk Factors, Resources and Research

    Join Alicia and Lizette from The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as they speak with Dr. Ann LaCasce, Program Director of the Dana-Farber/ Partners CancerCare Fellowship, the largest hematology/oncology training program in the country. On this episode, Dr. LaCasce explains the difference between chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL), CLL and its connection with Agent Orange exposure, resources available for Veterans, current and emerging therapies, clinical tria...

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  3. January Events

    Join us for one of our free patient education programs this month! Take a look and see if LLS is coming to you! Understanding Lymphoma January 10, 2019 – McAllen, TX https://www.eiseverywhere.com/lymphomamcallen Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support January 15, 2019 – Athens, GA https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/376062 Living Well with CLL: diagnosis, treatment and support January 16, 2019 – Jacksonville, FL https://www.eiseverywhere.com/383004 ...

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  1. #ASH18: The Beat Goes On

    On Sunday, I reported on a press briefing at the 60th ASH Annual Meeting where the preliminary findings of our Beat AML Master Clinical Trial were unveiled. This innovative collaborative study is designed to bring the hope of precision medicine to patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). (Read about our Friday ASH satellite symposium on immunotherapy here). On Monday, Amy Burd, Ph.D., LLS’s vice president of research strategy and lead on the study, presented the findings again; t...

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  2. #ASH18: Update on Immunotherapy

    Immunotherapy – harnessing the body’s immune system to fight disease – is rapidly becoming a mainstay of cancer treatment. The increasing interest in this field was clear at yesterday’s standing-room only symposium hosted by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in advance of the 60th ASH (American Society of Hematology) Meeting which officially kicks off today here in San Diego. Over the next few days more than 30,000 researchers and others connected to the blood cancers and other ...

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  3. December Programs!

    Hey LLS Community! Check out our free education programs below to see if LLS is coming to you in December! Financial Advocacy December 1, 2018 – Spokane, WA https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/373994 Coping with the Holidays: Strategies for Young Adults Living with Cancer December 5, 2018 – Hallandale, FL https://www.eiseverywhere.com/377390 New and Emerging Treatments in Blood Cancer December 6, 2018 – Baton Rouge, LA https://www.eiseverywhere.com/381672 Health, Heal...

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  4. Survivors Share Holiday Words of Wisdom

    The holiday season is here! The holidays can pose challenges for patients and families. Patients may not feel well enough to participate in festivities. Difficult emotions may arise due to personal and family stress and change. Immune systems may be compromised making large parties and buffet lines off limits. Some patients may even be in the hospital for treatment over the holidays. How do you adapt and keep the holidays merry and bright after a diagnosis? We asked those who have faced th...

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  5. You Told LLS! Cost of Cancer Care

    We know paying for treatment can be tough. We recently wanted to find out what your biggest financial concerns are when it comes to cancer treatment. We conducted a two-week Question of the day series, and 556 of you participated by answering one or more of the questions in the series. The results were astounding. We included information you shared with us in our "Progress Report on the Cost of Cancer Care". LLS is continuing to advocate to dri...

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  6. Safety Tips for LLS Community

    While we welcome free discussion and supportive connection on LLS Community, safety is very important to us. We would like to take a moment to share some guidelines for staying safe online. Meeting up in person We encourage community and connection. If you choose to meet an LLS Community friend in person, please keep the following guidelines in mind: -Choose a public place where you are comfortable, during the day if possible -Talk before meeting – phone call or live chat is bes...

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