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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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Myeloma Link - DC Pilot Program

About Myeloma Myeloma is a type of blood cancer that begins in the bone marrow. It forms in the body’s plasma cells, which are a type of white blood cell that normally help to fight infections. When myeloma cells multiply beyond control and overtake the normal plasma cells, they cause serious medical complications. Myeloma is the second most frequently diagnosed blood cancer. Each year in the United States, t...

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...

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The Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic

Save the Date!! May 14, 2018 Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176 The 2017 Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic was a huge success and raised more than $545K.  A crowd of 300 golfers and guests hit the links with Ryan Kerrigan and 20 of his current teammates on May 15th at Lansdowne Resort.  Head Coach, Jay Gruden, Team President, Bruce Allen, and alumni members...

Student of the Year - National Capital Area

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 703-399-2955. Applications for the 2018...

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
Programming is constantly changing—please check back often.   To learn more ...

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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