New Mexico Chapter

www.lls.org/nm

Patient Education


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

Myeloma - Update on Treatment From the American Society of Hematology (ASH®) Annual Meeting

Topics include diagnosis, current & emerging treatments, the role of clinical trials & communication with your healthcare team.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

 

How to Make Informed Choices about Standard Care and Clinical Trials

 

This program will help patients understand the steps to make treatment decisions, provide patients with questions to ask their doctor about the benefits and risks of standard treatment and treatments under study in clinical trials. Patients will also learn how new blood cancer treatments are developed and approved, how to sort out the myths from the facts about clinical trials, how to locate clinical trails that may be right for you and how The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society can help.

Speaker: Scott Herbert, MD

Organization: Christus St. Vincent Regional Cancer Center

Date: Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Location: Holistic Health & Wellness Center, 490 B. West Zia Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505

 

Complimentary lunch will be served.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

 

How to Make Informed Choices about Standard Care and Clinical Trials

 

This program will help patients understand the steps to make treatment decisions, provide patients with questions to ask their doctor about the benefits and risks of standard treatment and treatments under study in clinical trials. Patients will also learn how new blood cancer treatments are developed and approved, how to sort out the myths from the facts about clinical trials, how to locate clinical trails that may be right for you and how The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society can help.

Speaker: Carlos R. Bachier, MD

Organization: Texas Transplant Institute at Methodist Hospital

Date: Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Time: 6:30pm registration and dinner; 7:00pm - 8:00pm program

Location: Tony Roma's, 2121 South 10th Street, McAllen, TX 78503

 

Complimentary dinner will be served.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

 

 

The above Programs are Supported by Grants from:

Celgene   Millennium

 

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.

 

last updated on Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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