Rocky Mountain Chapter

www.lls.org/rm

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.

2014 Rocky Mountain Blood Cancer Conference

LLS invites you to a FREE conference for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.

 

New Advances & Learnings about WM from the International Physician Community

Speaker: Jeffrey Matous, MD, Medical Director, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

Organization/Affiliation: Colorado Blood Cancer Institute

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014

Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Colorado Room North, 1719 E. 19th Ave., Denver

 

Dr. Matous will:

  • Summarize the diagnosis of Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia (WM)
  • Examine disease and side effect management including ongoing survivorship and psychological issues for WM patients
  • Provide an overview of current treatment options and how to make informed decisions about which treatment is best for you
  • Address future treatment options and new findings presented at the International Physician's Summit on WM in London
  • Identify local and national resources
  • Question and answer session

 

Please contact Cindy Furst at 970-667-5343 or 970-227-4686 or cindyfurst@gmail.com to register.

Complimentary light breakfast will be served.

 

Supported by a Grant from:

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For Healthcare Professionals

Myeloma: Diagnosis, Treatment & Side Effects Management

 

Speaker: Steven Schuster, MD

Organization/Affiliation: University of Colorado Health

Date: October 29th, 2014

Time: 5:30pm dinner and registration, 6:00pm program

Location: 2121 E. Harmony Road, Ste. 170, Fort Collins, CO

 

Goal: To educate oncology nurses and social workers on the current and emerging therapies in the treatment of myeloma.

 

Approval for nurses has been obtained by the National Office of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to award 2.0 continuing education contact hours.  Social workers will receive 2.0 CE (1.50 clinical and .50 social work ethics) clock hours.

 

To register, CLICK HERE.

 

Support by a Grant from:

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 720-440-8620.

last updated on Tuesday, September 09, 2014
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