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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

Shop For A Cure

      February 4th - 14th, 2017 - Support NCA's new fun and easy retail fundraising campaign called Monumental Love. LLS’s Monumental Love Campaign is in conjunction with World Cancer Day, an international day marked on February 4th that raises awareness on the global burden of cancer and recognizes each individual has the power to take various actions to reduce the impact that canc...

LLS Launches Groundbreaking Precision Medicine Approach to Treat ...

View full multimedia release here View media toolkit here As Announced Yesterday By Vice President Joe Biden, LLS to Lead First-Ever Blood Cancer Master Trial With Unprecedented Collaboration Between World-Renowned Researchers and Medical Centers, Biopharmaceutical Companies and a Leading Genomics Information Company to Advance Treatment for Cancer Affecting 20,000 Americans Annually   (Rye Brook, NY...

Student of the Year - National Capital Area

GET INVOLVED FOR 2017! Interested in participating in Student of the Year or know a candidate who would be a great fit? We are looking for local area high school students enrolled in private or public schools who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach, and leadership! For more information, visit our new and improved website. You can also contact Allison.Kelly@lls.org or 703-399-295...

30th Anniversary Leukemia Ball

30th Anniversary Leukemia Ball   Saturday, March 11, 2017
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
Comedic Entertainment
Jim Gaffigan Musical Entertainment
Andy Grammer ...

Leukemia Golf Classic View

The Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic

May 15, 2017 Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176 Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors   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 golf at one of Northern...

Advocacy Day on the Hill

Major Events - National Capital Area

LOCAL EVENTS: Leukemia Ball Presented by PhRMA - March 11, 2017.  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.   Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program 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 d...

Harper's Heroes

Since 2013, Bryce Harper has partnered with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) through Harper’s Heroes, a program for kids battling blood cancers to have a once in a lifetime experience!  Every summer, Bryce hosts patients and survivors at Nationals Park for an incredible day away from cancer with their families.  As guests of the 2015 National League MVP, our families have the opportunity to wa...

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...

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...

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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