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Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area

Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter! Here you can learn about local events, as well as our research and patient support programs.


Events Sponsored by Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area

Inspirational Stories

A community of heroes for a common cause.

​The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society thanks our 2017-2018 Corporate Partners!
For more information regarding sponsorship and partner opportunities, please contact Shannon Haughey, at
Email: Shannon.Haughey@LLS.org Phone: 408-490-3149

Local Information

Silicon Valley Light The Night Honored Hero

Light The Night Honored Hero: Liam

Light The Night aims to bring light to the darkness of cancer through research and cures. Light The Night is a series of fundraising campaigns benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) funding of research to find blood cancer cures. LLS works to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients, and to bring communities together to celebrate those who are fighting the disease and to honor those w...

Silicon Valley Companies Join Together to Raise Money for LLS

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter hosted its 2nd Annual Silicon Valley Kickball Classic in Sunnyvale at Twin Creeks Sports Complex on June 8, 2017. Silicon Valley companies came out to fight for the title of Kickball Classic Champions, and more importantly, to joi...

Northern California Blood Cancer Conference 2018

This LLS Blood Cancer Conference (BCC) is one of many programs developed to meet the needs of patients, families and oncology professionals, the people who deal with blood cancer every day and the people who care for them. BCC attendees receive the most current information and access to local resources to help navigate and make informed decisions about their treatment and survivorship.


Volunteer In Your Area - Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay

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 Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer.   You can help us with: School & Youth Progr...

Patient Support Programs - Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter offers a wide range of free educational and support programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. For more information about any of the following programs, call us at (866) 450-0669 (Se habla español: (415) 581-1193).  
Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program If y...

Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Family Support Groups

To attend a group, please contact the facilitator listed or contact the Patient Services staff at LLS. Telephone Support First Connection is one-on-one support from a volunteer survivor or caregiver. To request a match contact Lauren Hall, M.P.H., M.S.W. or call (415) 625-1115.   East Bay Berkeley/Oakland
First Monday of every month at 7:30 p.m.
Nancee Hirano, A.N.P., (510)...

Patient Education - Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay 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.

Upcoming Programs

Northern California Blood Cancer Conference 2018
A Free Educati...

High School Fundraising Campaign

High School Fundraising Campaign Raises $120,000

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter hosted its first annual Students of the Year campaign. Exceeding all expectations, 6 candidate teams comprised of 10 extraordinary local high school students, raised more than $120,000 to help fund cancer cures. Megan Tsern from Los Altos High School...

Subaru Loves to Care

Subaru & LLS Deliver Gestures of Hope to Cancer Patients

For the second year in a row, Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) spread love, hope and warmth to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country. During Subaru’s Loves to Care month in June, messages of hope for cancer patients were written by visitors to Subaru retailers. Those who wrote a message of hope at a Subaru retailer also received a bracelet to help spr...

Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area

About the Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter was founded in 1972 and serves Bay Area residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves Santa Clara and surrounding counties.

100 W. San Fernando St. Suite 365

San Jose, CA 95113

T (408) 4902666