Maryland Chapter

Y. E. S. - Young adults Embracing Survivorship Program

Join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults for a program for young adults (18-40) and their families to celebrate life, meet other young adults affected by cancer, and learn differenct ways to enhance their survivorship.  A contintental breakfast, picnic lunch, and practical tools and tips will be provided.  Childcare is available to qualifying participants.  The program is free, but you must RSVP to Tracy Orwig, Patient Services Manager by June 1st. Contact Tracy at 410-891-1999 or tracy.orwig@

Registration & Breakfast - 10:00 AM

Program & Volunteer Training - 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Group Presentation

Straight Talk:  Being a Young Adult Cancer Survivor - Exploring ways to talk with your treatment team, parents, children, spouses or dating partner, friends, colleagues, and employer

Small Group Discussion - Two groups (young adults and family/friends) will further discuss communication challenges and opportunities

First Connection Volunteer Training - Blood cancer survivors & family members, please join us for our First Connection Volunteer Training. Become a peer volunteer who brings information, support, and hope to those newly diagnosed with blood cancer.

This program is made possible, in part, through the generosity of the family of Samuel A. Smith.  This program is supported by Cooperative Agreement # 5U58DP001105-04 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

last updated on Tuesday, May 03, 2011