South Central Texas Chapter

Patient Education

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors free education programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. 

Voices of Transplant: Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

Upcoming Programs:


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.



Supported by Grants from:

Celgene Millennium



Meet the Doctor: Cancer Survivorship

Presenter: Vijay K. Gunuganti, MD; Cancer Care Centers of South Texas


Dr. Gunuganti will explain what survivorship care planning is, how to recognize the 3 distinct phases of cancer survivorship, explain how to enhance the communication between your health care team and caregivers, identify who to contact after active treatment ends, identify resources available in the community and discuss how patients can access services at comprehensive cancer centers.


Date: Friday, December 12, 2014

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

Location: John Hornbeak Building, Aransas Room, 4450 Medical Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229


Complimentary dinner from Maggiano's Little Italy will be served.



Supported by a Grant from:



We 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 1-800-683-2458.

last updated on Monday, November 03, 2014