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.
Educational Programs include:
Welcome Back: Working Together to Support the Cancer Survivor at School
Getting the Best Cancer Care at Age 55 and Older
Myeloma Update: Diagnosis, Treatment and Side Effects Management
Improving Treatment for Blood Cancers: What You Need to Know to Make Informed Decisions
Topics include the importance of an accurate diagnosis, diagnostic tests, goals of treatment, current and emerging therapies.
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 (412) 395-2873 or (800) 726-2873.