Rocky Mountain 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.

2015 Rocky Mountain Blood Cancer Conference

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



Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: The Changing Landscape

Speaker: John Burke, MD

Organization/Affiliation: Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers

Date: Thursday, December 11th

Time: 5:30pm - registration and light dinner, 6:00pm - 8:00pm - program

Location: The Daniels Fund, 101 Monroe St., Denver, CO 80206


Complimentary light dinner will be served. Pre-registration for this free program is required.


Topics Covered:

  • Define Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and explain how NHL is diagnosed, classified and staged.
  • Discuss the differences between indolent and aggressive lymphoma, including treatments and side effects.
  • Describe new treatments and clinical trials, including those presented at the 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH).
  • Prepare patients to discuss their diagnosis, subtype and treatment with members of their onoclogy team, family and friends.
  • Discuss survivorship issues including the range of feelings accompanying a cancer diagnosis and coping strategies.
  • Identify support resources both locally at your cancer center and nationally through LLS.



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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 Monday, November 24, 2014