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Southern Florida

Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Southern Florida Chapter. Learn how you can participate in local events supporting our research, patient support and information programs.


Events Sponsored by Southern Florida

Miami-Dade, Broward and Florida Keys Information


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 Southern Florida or Puerto Rico and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer.    You can help us with: Student Series programs inc...

Patient Support Programs - Southern Florida

For more information about any of the following programs, call us at (954) 744-5310 or (877) 534-0090.   The Information Resource Center is available from 9 am-9pm Monday through Friday. Disease experts can answer many questions about diagnosis, treatment, resources and clinical trials. Please call 1-800-955-4572 or email infocenter@lls.org.   Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program ...

Patient Education - Southern Florida

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors free community-based education programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals. 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, i...

Professional Education Programs

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. ...

Local Career Opportunities Southern Florida

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 Manager, TNT P/T Outreach Assistant - Temporary An Equal Opportunity Employer LLS is an equal opportunity empl...

Corporate Involvement

Sponsorship and Community Partnership Opportunities If your company or organization would like to support the work of LLS, please contact interim Executive Director Jill Nugent at jill.nugent@lls.org or at 954-744-5232.   Other Corporate Involvement Board of Trustees Leadership Council   ...

Light The Night And Help Quash Cancer

Friends & family, children & seniors, neighbors & co-workers all are welcome! This is a casual fundraising walk with no fitness requirements. Spread the word. For full information and registration, please visit www.lightthenight.org/sfl   Miami  Saturday, November 7, 2015
4:00 pm
Bayfront Park (MetroMover Station: Bayfront Park)
301 North Biscayne Blvd....

Wanted: Local Heroes

Do you know someone who you think would make a great 2016 Man or Woman of the Year in Broward or Miami-Dade Counties? Learn more below about our 2015 Champions of Hope.   ____________________________________________________________________________________________   TRAVEL INDUSTRY EXECUTIVES ALEX PINELO, CASEY MUNCK

Student Series

Student Series Program Dates: September 28-October 16, 2015 October 19-November 6, 2015 January 11-29, 2016 January 25-February 12, 2016   Early bird registration is October 16! For full details, please visit http://www.schoolandyouth.org/school/Controller or contact Rhonda Siegel at 954-744-5313 or by email at rhonda.siegel@lls.org.   ...

Team In Training: Endurance Events To End Cancer

Your time is now.
It doesn't matter if you're not an athlete or in perfect shape. Our coaches will train you to cross the finish line at amarathon, half marathon, cycling event, triathlon or hike adventure. Saving lives isn't about being the best, it's about being the best you can be when helping save lives.   For complete information, please visit www.teamintraining.org/sfl...

Southern Florida & Puerto Rico

About the Southern Florida & Puerto Rico chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Southern Florida Chapter was founded in 1972 to serve residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, Lee and Collier counties in Florida. The chapter also serves Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

200 S. Park Road Suite 140

Hollywood, FL 33021

T(954) 744-5300

  • Senior Patient Access Manager

    Seth Berkowitz

    E Seth.Berkowitz@lls.org

    T 954-744-5310

    T 561-623-4568

    F 914-821-3215

  • Patient Access Manager

    Sharon Cohan

    E sharon.cohan@lls.org

    T 561-623-4568

    T 954-744-5310

    F 914-821-3215

  • Director - Man & Woman of the Year

    Jenifer Marquart

    E jenifer.marquart@lls.org

    T 954-744-5234


  • Campaign Specialist - Man & Woman of the Year, Southern Florida

    Adam Jacobson

    E adam.jacobson@lls.org

    T 954-744-5238


  • Puerto Rico Market Director - Man & Woman of the Year/Light The Night

    Yrsa Davila

    E yrsa.davila@lls.org

    T 787-725-2200


  • Campaign Assistant - School Series and Team In Training

    Lizette Pacheco

    E lizette.pacheco@lls.org

    T 954-744-5239


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