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. Mental Health Awareness: We are here for you with Education.

    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. Mental Health Awareness: We are here for you with Podcasts.

    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. Mental Health Awareness: We are here for you with COVID-19 information

    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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  7. MAY VIRTUAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS

    Don't miss the opportunity to participate in one of following programs in your chapter area: Leukemia & Lymphoma: What You Need to Know (MI) Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM ET REGISTER TODAY at https://bit.ly/35xwsRI Lymphoma, CLL and Coronavirus: Questions, Concerns, Moving Forward, and Hope (NJ) A Virtual / Online Education Program May 28, 2020 6:00pm – 7:30pm (ET) REGISTER TODAY at https://bit.ly/lymphCOVIDMay28

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  8. AACR 2020 Goes Virtual

    The American Association of Clinical Research, like so many other organizations, was forced to move its major annual meeting from sunny San Diego to a virtual format this past week in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. AACR made the decision to host the meeting on a virtual platform over two days to give scientists an opportunity to present their latest discoveries across the spectrum of cancer research. Several presentations relevant to the blood cancers drew my interest. Off-the-s...

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  9. LLS partner, Triage Cancer, presents: Latest COVID-19 News on Work, Insurance and Finances

    Join Triage Cancer and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 1pm EST for a free webinar: Latest Covid-19 News on Work, Insurance, and Finances. This webinar will provide up-to-the-minute information about recent changes to laws and rules affecting employment, health insurance, and many other factors that may impact an individual's finances and is open to patients, caregivers, supporters, family members and healthcare professionals. Free CEs will be available f...

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  10. Meet an LLS Advocacy Volunteer: Amanda Steffy

    Amanda Steffy of Pasadena, Calif. is one of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s most passionate policy advocates. She frequently travels to Washington, D.C. to speak with lawmakers about the importance of high-quality, affordable healthcare for cancer patients. In California, where she works as an instrument systems engineer for NASA JPL, she recruits and teaches others to do the same. This May, Steffy joins LLS for its first-ever virtual advocacy event. In this interview, Steffy expla...

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