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Welcome to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Illinois Chapter

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Events Sponsored by Illinois

Local Information

Volunteer in Your Area - Illinois

LLS volunteers make a significant impact while selflessly dedicating their time and talent to achieve our mission.  With countless ways to engage, from fundraising to providing patient support, our volunteers are helping us change the landscape of cancer. We appreciate your desire to be a part of the LLS family.  LLS has opportunities for a variety of skill sets and to accommodate a wide-range of time co...

Patient Support Programs - Illinois

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Illinois 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: Lauren Erbach Barnfield, Senior Manager, Patient & Community Outreach at 312-568-7728 or Lauren.Barnfield@LLS.or...

Patient Education - Illinois

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.

Professional Education - Illinois

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors a range of free live and archived online continuing education programs, conferences, meetings and events. For a complete list of our programs, see: Continuing Medical Education Continuing Education

Be Your Own Advocate

The Be Your Own Advocate (BYOA) Patient Guide is a free resource for patients and their families to help them navigate their cancer diagnosis and treatment. The guide includes five sections: Your Healthcare Team and Treatment, Your Support System, Organizing & Planning Calendars, Insurance/Healthcare Benefits and Resources.  The guide is available in English, Spanish, or Polish! Click the link belo...

Adolescent & Young Adult Survivorship

Moving Forward A guidebook to Adolescent & Young Adult Survivorship This guidebook was created to provide young adult cancer survivors with the resources to meet the challenges that life after treatment can present. Contained within this book, you will find tips for creating your own survivorship care plan, identifying late effects, re-entering school and work, coping with fertility, and livi...

Corporate Involvement Illinois

Thank you to all of the companies and organizations that are partners and generous sponsors of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Illinois 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 LLS, please contact us at (312) 651-7350.     ...

Advocacy in Illinois

Advocacy Priorities and Opportunities in Illinois
LLS uses advocacy to push for a cure, expand healthcare access and enrich the lives of blood cancer patients. For more detailed information on the issues specific to Illinois, or to get involved, please contact Danielle Oswald-Thole, Regional Director, Advocacy - Midwest Region via email or at (563)580-9340. Also, please be sure ...


About the Illinois Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Illinois Chapter serves Illinois residents who have been touched by blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

954 W. Washington Blvd Suite 305

Chicago, IL 60607

T (312) 6517350