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National Capital Area

Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s National Capital Area chapter! Here you can find ways to participate in local events supporting our research, patient support and information programs...


Events Sponsored by National Capital Area

Local Information

Advocacy Day on the Hill

Major Events - National Capital Area

LOCAL EVENTS: Leukemia Ball Presented by PhRMA - March 12, 2016.  Learn more about one of Washington D.C.'s largest and most-anticipated black tie events. Featuring top-notch entertainment, the Mercedes-Benz raffle and an amazing silent auction you won't want to miss this inspirational evening.      ...

Patient Support Programs National Capital Area

For more information about any of the following programs, call us at (703)399-2940.   Peer to Peer Support If you've recently been diagnosed with a blood cancer, you may find it helpful to speak with someone who's been through treatment and learned how to manage the same disease. The Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program is a peer-to-peer program that links newly diagnosed patients and their ...

Leukemia Golf Classic View

Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic

  Monday, May 16, 2016
Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176   Register now!     The Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic is a high-profile, celebrity golf tournament featuring Washington Redskins players, coaches and front office executives.  Linebacker and Pro Bowler, Ryan Kerrigan hosts this exclusive event which includes gol...

2015 Student of the Year Teams

Student of the Year - National Capital Area

Local area high school students enrolled in private or public schools who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach, and leadership! In 2015, the National Capital Area Chap-ter had 12 candidate teams comprised of 19 students complete the Student of the Year Campaign.

IHOP at Light The Night Walk in Reston

IHOP National Pancake Day

Each year, in celebration of National Pancake Day, International House of Pancakes (IHOP) offers a FREE short stack of pancakes to all guests visiting participating restaurants throughout the Washington, D.C. area. Each year, LLS volunteers and IHOP staff come together to collect donations for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission in lieu of payment for pancakes. More information on 2016 National Pancake D...

Patient & Professional Education - National Capital Area

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. Patient Programs Educational Programming - Disease and Survivorship Information October (date and location TBA) - Cli...

Advocacy Day on the Hill

National Capital Area Awards & Recognitions

2015 Oncology Nurse of the Year - Joy Moore  The National Capital Area Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to name Joy Moore, RN as the 2015 Hematology/Oncology Nurse of the Year. Joy is a Staff Nurse in the Medical Oncology Unit at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Capital Area Chapter also recognizes first runner-...

Volunteer in Your Area - National Capital

Help us help people with blood cancer and their families. Our dedicated community volunteers are the heart and soul of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). There are many different ways you can participate in the South Central Texas Chapter and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer.   You can help us with: School & Youth Programs Light The Night Wa...

Local Career Opportunities National Capital Area

To support patients with blood cancer and their families, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is located throughout the country and Canada.  We offer exciting opportunities that benefit from the resources and full support of our organization. See where you can make a difference. Campaign Assistant Fundraising Manager - Light the Night, Northern Virginia Fundraising Manager - Retail Partnership, Norther...

National Capital Area

About the National Capital Area chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Capital Area Chapter serves residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

3601 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 450

Alexandria, VA 22304

T(703) 399-2900

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