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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...

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Events Sponsored by National Capital Area

Local Information

Swim-a-thon - National Capital Area

Summer is quickly approaching which means The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is gearing up for its annual Swim-a-thon! Part of LLS’s School & Youth Programs, Swim-a-thon provides an opportunity for swimmers to raise funds for blood cancer research outside of the classroom May through August. Last year, 18 teams raised more than $78,000! Register your pool today! ...

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.

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 ...

Patient 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.   Educational Programming - Disease and Survivorship Information These  programs are offered at no cost.  Ofte...

Professional Education Programs National Capital Area

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors a number of free community-based professional education programs for healthcare professionals, particularly for oncology nurses and social workers. Patients, their families and caregivers are also invited to attend. These programs are led by local doctors and other healthcare professionals and offer continuing education credits for nurses and social workers. &n...

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   An Equal Opportunity Employer LLS is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified in...

IHOP National Pancake Day - National Capital Area

Thank you to all IHOP stores that participated in National Pancake Day on March 3, 2015! This year, 118 stores in VA, D.C., MD, DE, and Eastern PA raised nearly $450,000 in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's mission. Details for National Pancake Day 2016 coming soon!

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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