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.
Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 6:00pm-8:00pm
Cancer Treatment: How to Make Informed Choices about Standard Care and Clinical Trials. Presented by Laura Stampleman, MD at Salinas Country Club in Salinas. For more information or to RSVP for this program, email Lisa.McGrath@lls.org or call 408.490.3123.
Monday, May 21, 2012 - 11:30am-12:30pm
Fingers & Toes: Peripheral Neuropathy in Cancer Survivors. Presented by Joy Smith, RN, AOCN at Katz Cancer Resource Center behind Dominican Hospital, Santa Cruz. For more information or to RSVP for this program, email Lisa.McGrath@lls.org or call 408.490.3123.
Myeloma Update: Diagnosis, Treatment and Side Effects Management
Improving Treatments for Blood Cancers: What You Need to Know to Make Informed Decisions
Welcome Back: Working Together to Support the Cancer Survivor at School
A free program that is focused on informing and encouraging patients and families dealing with Multiple Myeloma.
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.
To learn more about our patient education programs, call 408-490-2666.