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Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Tennessee chapter! Here you can find ways to participate in local events supporting our research, patient support and information programs. There are ...


Events Sponsored by Tennessee

Local Information

Volunteer in Your Area Tennessee

Be A ''Volunteer State" Volunteer

Help us help patients and their families with a blood cancer diagnosis of leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, Hodgkin's lymphoma and myelodysplastic syndromes.  Our dedicated volunteers are the heart and soul of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).  There are many different ways you can participate while making a difference in the lives of th...

Patient Support Programs - Tennessee

Family Support Groups Family Support Groups are based on the idea that communication is important throughout the cancer journey. With professional guidance, patients and family members can discuss their anxieties and concerns with others who share the experience. This sharing strengthens the family bond and enhances everyone's ability to cope with cancer.  There is no charge for meeting attendees. ...

Patient Education Programs - Tennessee

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 Tennessee

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. Up...

Corporate Involvement Tennessee

Corporations Who Make a Difference Thank you to all of the companies and organizations that are generous sponsors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS's) Tennessee Chapter.  We appreciate their dedication to our goal of helping blood cancer patients live better, longer lives.  If your company or organization would like to support the work of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS's) ...

Tennessee Chapter Board of Trustees 2014-2015

Partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP     Vice-Chair PHIL BOLGER
Healthcare Services Executive   Secretary/Treasurer LORI COPELAND   Chief Financial Officer Aegis Health Group, Inc.     Board of Trustees Jim Asker - Community Volunteer
Louise Bryan - Admissions Eva...


About the Tennessee Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Tennessee Chapter was founded in 1981 to serve residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves 100 counties in the states of Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas.

404 BNA Drive Suite 102

Nashville, TN 37217

T (615) 331-2980

  • Campaign Specialist, Light The Night Walk/Man & Woman of the Year, East Tennessee

    Lori Friel

    E Lori.Friel@lls.org

    T 615-331-2980 x 1756


  • Campaign Specialist, Light The Night Walk, Middle Tennessee

    Tori Duncan

    E Tori.Duncan@lls.org

    T 615-331-2980 x 1746


  • Campaign Specialist, Light The Night Walk/Man & Woman of the Year, Huntsville, Alabama

    Lauren Barrett

    E Lauren.Barrett@lls.org

    T 205-587-0783


  • State Campaign Director, Light The Night Walk

    Terri Staroska

    E Terri.Staroska@lls.org

    T 615-331-2980 x 1750


  • Senior Campaign Manager, Man & Woman of the Year, Middle Tennessee

    Oliver Wade

    E Oliver.Wade@lls.org

    T 615-331-2980 x 1747


  • State Campaign Specialist, Team In Training

    Anthony Palmer

    E Anthony.Palmer@lls.org

    T 615-331-2980 x 1755


  • State Campaign Manager, School & Youth Pennies Campaign

    Connie Hood

    E Connie.Hood@lls.org

    T 615-331-2980 x 1744


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