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Professional Education Programs

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors a number of free community-based professional education programs for healthcare professionals, particularly for oncology nurses and social workers. Patients, their families and caregivers are also invited to attend.

These programs are led by local doctors and other healthcare professionals and offer continuing education credits for nurses and social workers.

Myeloma Today:  Diagnosis, Treatment & Side Effects Management

Jill Nelson Burke, NP

Beacon Grille, 400 Trade Center, Woburn, MA

May 10, 2012, 5:30pm-8:00pm


Target Audience: Nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals
Goal: To educate oncology nurses and social workers on the current and emerging therapies in the treatment of myeloma.
Pre-registration for this free program is required.  Please contact Patient Services Manager, Lynne Morin at 508-810-1340 or

Cancer Legal Resource Center presents the 2012 Cancer Rights Conference

May 29, 2012
The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel
Boston, MA

This FREE event will provide patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, navigators, healthcare professionals, and attorneys with valuable information about cancer-related legal issues, including: 
   Employment & Taking Time Off Work
   Health, Disability and Life Insurance 
   Access to Health Care
   Insurance Navigation and Appeals
   Understanding Health Care Reform
   Cancer Community Resources
Register Online


Case Study Discussions on the Nurse's Role in Caring for Patients with Hematologic Malignancies

Held in conjunction with the Oncology Nursing Society 40th Annual Congress.

Myeloma Rounds - Save the Date

Continuing Education Dinner Activity

Myeloma Rounds - Save the Date

Continuing Education Dinner Activity

In addition to our local programs, we sponsor a range of free live and archived online continuing education programs, conferences, meetings and events. For a complete list of our programs, see Continuing Medical Education and Continuing Education Units.

last updated on Wednesday, April 25, 2012