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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 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...

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...

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...

IHOP at Light The Night Walk in Reston

IHOP National Pancake Day

Save the Date - National Pancake Day is March 8, 2016!  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. LLS volunteers and IHOP staff come together to collect donations for LLS's mission in lieu of payment for pancakes.  Through March 7,...

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Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic

      May 15, 2017 Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176 Thank you to our 2016 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 include...

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 Student Series 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 $65,000! Register your pool today! ...

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...

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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