The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors free community-based education programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
Local doctors 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. For curent education events please see the main calendar in the home page of the New Mexico/El Paso Chapter at www.lls.org/nm
Spirituality in Cancer Care
Speaker: Chaplain Eduardo Henningham
Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 2:00 - 3:00pm
University Medical Center of El Paso
Infusion Center (1st Floor)
4815 Alameda Ave., El Paso, TX 79905
Space is limited for this FREE program. Registration is required. Free lunch will be provided.
To register contact: Ana Portillo, Patient Access Manager:
1-888-286-7846 or firstname.lastname@example.org
27th Cancer Survivorship Conference & Celebration
This is a FREE, 1-day program for adult and childhood cancer survivors and the people who love them. Including breakfast, lunch, celebration cake, and a special kids' program with arts, crafts, games and swimming!
Keynote: "The Healing Relationship: Talking with your Doctor." Discover how a doctor-patient relationship can be formed from the beginning of diagnosis and the crisis of treatment, continuing on through survivorship.
Dr. Mitchell Binder, Medical Director, Presbyterian Cancer Center
Dr. Annette Fontaine, New Mexico Cancer Center
Dr. James McKinnell, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of New Mexico
Saturday, June 28, 2014, 8:30am - 3:00pm
Jewish Community Center
5520 Wyoming NE, Albuquerque, NM
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 (505) 872-0141 or (888) 286-7846.