New Mexico Chapter

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




Staying Connected - A Program for Children with Blood Cancer

The goal of this program is to educate school and healthcare professionals and parents on the effects of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancer treatment to improve the learning experience during and after cancer treatment.

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014

Time: 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Place: Farmington Municipal Schools Conference Room

         1400 E. 20th St.

         Farmington, NM 87401

Speakers: Linda Butros, MD; Associate Professor at the Department of Pediatrics at UNMH and Director of the Young Enduring Survivors (YES) Clinic.

Jessica Wiggins, MA, LPCC; Pediatric Oncology Counselor at UNMH.

Nurses and Social Workers are eligible to receive 3.0 CEs.

To register, CLICK HERE.

Ana Portillo, Patient Access Manager:

1-888-286-7846 or        


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 Monday, September 08, 2014