Mid-America Chapter


Patient Education

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors free community-based education programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

Local specialists, physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals lead these programs, described below. You will get information about treatment options and learn how to strengthen your decision-making and coping skills, manage treatment side effects and find resources, including financial assistance. 

Upcoming Programs Include: 


Myeloma Education Series  for Patients & Caregivers
Please join us for this series of education programs presented by Clinical Nurse Educator, Tracie Baddley, RN, BSN
All programs will be from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Food and beverages served
February 17th, 2015 "Exercise & Nutrition with Multiple Myeloma"
March 10th, 2015 "Caring for the Caregiver"
April 14th, 2015 "Understanding Treatment with Velcade"
Location:Natural Grocers
1715 N Rock Road
Wichita, KS 67206
RSVP by calling (913) 262-1515 or jennifer.jones@lls.org
Sponsored by Takeda Oncology Company


Multiple Myeloma Educational Event

Thursday March 19th, 2015

Registration:5:30 PM

Program Start: 6:00 PM

Overland Park Marriott

10800 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210

Feautured Speaker: Brea Lipe, MD and a my myeloma Ambassador Call 1.866.508.6181 to register

complimentary parking and refreshments

Sponsored by Takeda Oncology Company




Treating Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Evaluating and Managing Options

Registration will be available soon.

Living with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Topics include current and emerging treatment options, disease monitoring, side effects management, quality of life issues, etc.

Can't make it to one of our local programs? We also sponsor many free live and archived teleconferences, podcasts, webcasts and more that you can view at your convenience. For a complete list of our programs, see our National Patient Education Programs web page.

Need more information?

To learn more about our patient education programs, call 913.262.1515.

last updated on Friday, February 20, 2015