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Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's California Southland Chapter! Here you can find ways to participate in events, volunteer and receive assistance for patient access & education.

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2019 Light The Night - Valley

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Southland Chapter celebrated its first Greater Los Angeles Light The Night® event with our Valley Walk on October 5th in Woodland Hills, presented by Amgen as the Community and Celebration sponsor of the red lanterns. Each year, as the world’s largest non-profit dedicated to fighting blood cancers, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), celebrates cancer survivo...

Burlington and The Leukemia and Lymphoma Surprise a Young Survivo...

For the 18th consecutive year, Burlington Stores and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) have joined forces to help save lives and bring smiles to those touched by blood cancer. In 2018, Burlington raised more than $5.1 million to support LLS, helping the organization fund lifesaving research and treatments. And over the past 17 years, Burlington has donated more than $37 million to support the cause. Addit...

Blood Cancer Awareness Month (Calso Staff)

LLS CalSo Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Los Angeles, CA – Contributing to nearly every advance in blood cancer research and treatment in decades, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has invested more than $1.3 billion in cancer research, $16 million in California institutions, with groundbreaking results in immunotherapy, genomics and personalized medicine that are improving and saving lives of patients. These revolutionary new treatments...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Kicks Off Light The Night Fall Campaign

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Kicks Off Light The Night Fall Ca...

(Los Angeles, CA July 27, 2019) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) California Southland Chapter celebrated its 2019 Light The Night® with a kick-off event and awards ceremony on July 27th at Dodger Stadium.     During the year of 2018, LLS had a record-breaking year in fundraising efforts for the ...

CAR T Supergirl and her Superhero Supporters

CAR T Supergirl and her Superhero Supporters

One year ago this week, Laurie Adami (pictured, third from left) was released from the hospital and declared cancer-free after a 13 year battle with follicular lymphoma. The pioneering treatment that ultimately cured her was CAR T, a type of immunotherapy that LLS helped to support through more than $40 million dollars in research funding.   In April 2020, Laurie will be climbing to Everest Base Camp to su...

Light The Night Networking Happy Hours

  Each year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world’s largest non-profit dedicated to fighting blood cancers, celebrates cancer survivors and supporters with evening walks throughout Greater Los Angeles called Light The Night, an annual fundraising and awareness campaign to support research and care for people diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and Hodgkin’s disease.   &n...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Community Night at Dodger Stadi...

Join us for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Community Night at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, September 7th, when the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the San Francisco Giants at 6:10 p.m. PT.   Top Deck tickets to the game are $37 each - and will be distributed via email prior to game day.   One dollar of each ticket sold from the event will be donated back to LLS, ...

Subaru Loves to Care

Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society continue to spread hope & warmth to cancer patients nationwide   Subaru names LLS Charity Partner for June, Subaru Loves to Care Month, for the Fourth Consecutive Year   For the fourth consecutive year,  Subaru and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will deliver blankets, messages of hope and arts and crafts kits to cancer patients a...

2019 Man & Woman Of The Year Grand Finale

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Kersten Haile
310-846-5176 kersten.haile@lls.org         The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2019 Los Angeles Man & Woman of The Year Campaign raises $1,471,339   The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) California Southland Chapter hosted the 2019 Los Angeles Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Celebration at the Sheraton U...

Man & Woman Of The Year

Dr. Drew Pinsky to host 2019 Los Angeles Man & Woman of the Year

MEDIA ADVISORY   Contact: Kersten Haile
310-846-5176
kersten.haile@lls.org   Dr. Drew Pinsky to host 2019 Los Angeles Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale on Saturday, June 8th in Universal City   Los Angeles, CA – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has announced that Dr. Drew Pinsky will be hosting the 2019 Los Angeles Man & Woman of the Year Grand Fina...

2019 MWOY Los Angeles Campaign Has Officially Begun!


Photo Credit (Jogular Photography) 2019 MWOY Candidates at the official Campaign Kickoff Celebration at LAFC Banc of California Stadium on Sunday, March 24, 2019.  Backrow (L-R): Robert Schwenker, Mona Akhiary, Richard Babineau, Naad Banki, Phylliss Bailey Brooks, Caleb G. Hinson, Andrew Jones. Second Row (L-R): Jose Rodriguez, Amanda Montell, Michele Nachum, Jennifer Chadwick, Dawn Krantz, Dave Kuba,...

Blood and Platelet Donations For Blood Cancer Patients

We are asking our LLS community to join us in supporting an urgent call for blood and platelet donations at City of Hope. Blood and Platelet donations can be life-saving for blood cancer patients.  Sign up today at iDonateBlood4hope.org or call 626-218-7171 to donate blood and platelets at City of Hope. This call to action is very personal for our community. Team in Training, Honored Hero Mitchel...

19 High School Students Raise Over $633,776 To Help Fight Cancer

Los Angeles, California, March 1, 2019  Local high school philanthropists collectively raised $633,776 in the 2019 Students of the Year Los Angeles Campaign.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) California Southland Chapter hosted their 3rd Annual Los Angeles Students of the Year Campaign Grand Finale Celebration at the Taglyan Complex.  The evening included a silent auction,...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Honors Dr. Sherie Morrison

On Wednesday, November 7, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society California Southland Chapter held a dinner to honor Dr. Sherie Morrison, a preeminent researcher recognized  with the LLS Award of Excellence in Research for making seminal contributions to basic and translational research. The theme for the evening was Women in Research where Dr. Morrison shared anecdotes from her incredible career as a pioneer for a...

Corporate Partnerships with LLS

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is committed to curing cancer, and we need your help. From event sponsors to employee engagement and retail activations, we value the partnerships that we have with companies in our community. With distinct campaigns including Light The Night, Student Series, Man & Woman of the Year, Team In Training, and Students of the Year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society engages a...

Get Involved

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 and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer.
  You can help us with: Event/Campaign support General office help Donor development Patient Services and family...

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BLOOD CANCER CONFERENCE 2020

This Blood Cancer Conference (BCC) is one of many programs developed by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to meet the needs of patients, survivors, 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 treatme...

UCLA Health Joins The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Innovative Cl...

The Beat AML Master Clinical Trial is a paradigm-shifting collaboration to bring precision medicine to patients with acute myeloid leukemia and is the first precision-medicine clinical trial for a blood cancer, in which multiple therapies are being tested simultaneously against multiple subtypes of acute myeloid leukemia, one of the most deadly forms of blood cancer. The master trial, launched by The Leukemia &...

Profile in Corporate Leadership: Walgreens

Since 2015, Walgreens and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society have been partnering in Southern California and across the country to help families living with a blood cancer diagnosis.

To help people living with cancer access the information they need to make informed decisions on their care, LLS and Walgreens launched a specialized training course for Walgreens pharmacists so they can better unders...

LLS Participates in 2018 Biden Cancer Summit

LLS Participates in 2018 Biden Cancer Summit

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society California Southland Chapter was honored to participate in one of 450 Community Summits convened on Friday, September 21, 2018, as part of the Biden Cancer Summit. The effort, inspired by Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative, brings together thousands of people to focus national attention on the "urgency of now" to create actionable solutions in the fight against cancer. LLS Adv...

LA Community Gathers to Light The Night

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) California Southland celebrated its 2018 Light The Night® presented by UCLA Health on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Century Park at the Century Plaza Towers. Light The Night is an annual evening walk to support LLS’s mission to cure blood cancers and provide care to patients and families. An estimated 5,000 participants formed fundraising walk teams and gathered to ...

LLS California Southland Chapter News Archive

California Southland Chapter Article Archive:

2018: 2018 LOS ANGELES MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR CAMPAIGN BREAKS NEW LOCAL RECORD - Together, Los Angeles Candidates & Leadership Committee members raised a record-breaking $1,897,878 in just 10 weeks.

2018 MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF AT DODGER STADIUM - 20 extraordinary candidates from across LA hav...

Patient Support Programs - California Southland

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's California Southland 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, please contact Leila Evangelista, Patient & Community Outreach Manager at 310.846.4704 or leila.evangelista@lls.org.
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2019 Man & Woman Of The Year Grand Finale

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Kersten Haile
310-846-5176 kersten.haile@lls.org         The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2019 Los Angeles Man & Woman of The Year Campaign raises $1,471,339   The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) California Southland Chapter hosted the 2019 Los Angeles Man & Woman of the Year Grand Finale Celebration at the Sheraton U...

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Board of Trustees - California Southland

The California Southland Chapter's Board of Trustees is an active group of professionals who are called upon to help The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society at a higher level.  These individuals serve as an ambassador to LLS, promote events throughout the state, and help recruit supporters for the organization.  Their mission is in line with the LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, hodgkin's disease and myelom...

California Southland

About the California Southland Chapter

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Los Angeles, CA 90010

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