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Submit your Story

Your story has the power to change lives. By sharing your experience, you can inspire and uplift all those living with blood cancers and their loved ones. Whether you are a patient, survivor, caregiver, advocate, family member, volunteer, researcher, healthcare professional, and/or supporter, we invite you to submit your story and be part of our community. Your story may be featured on our national social and digital channels providing hope and inspiration when it’s needed most. (*indicates required field)

Who’s your story about?

We welcome you to contribute your own story or share on behalf of or in honor of someone close to you.

How can we get in touch with you?

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) reviews all story submissions and may reach out to request more information or gauge your interest in being featured nationally on our channels.

How is your story connected to LLS?

Story Category

Please tell us how you'd like your story to be categorized on our website (Please check all that apply)

LLS Involvement

Please tell us how you are involved with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Please check all that apply)

Tell Us About Yourself

The following demographic questions are optional. While completely voluntary, we’d love to learn more about you. LLS is dedicated to creating a more equitable world without blood cancers. As part of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we share stories reflecting different experiences, voices, and perspectives throughout the year. Our goal is to inspire our community and demonstrate how blood cancers do not discriminate. We highlight stories, with your prior authorization, of course, in a variety of ways, including but not limited to social media, lls.org, print/digital ads, and other promotional materials.

Please do not fill out the below questions if you are submitting a story on behalf of someone else, as these details are for self-identification only.

Are you of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin? (Please select one)
How do you publicly self-identify?
Which of these best describes your current gender identity? (Please check all that apply)
Which of these best describes your current sexual orientation? (Please check all that apply)

Share Your Story *

We invite you to share your experience or tell us about someone close to you. And if you or a loved one were touched by the work of LLS or received support from us, we’d love to hear.

Maximum 3 files.
3 MB limit.
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Photography, Media Participation and Story Submission Consent and Release

Please read and sign below to indicate your acceptance of the following terms regarding the use by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. ("LLS”) of any photographs, video, podcast or audio recordings or works, written submissions, stories, graphic, musical or choreographic works (collectively "works") in which you may be included or which you may have submitted to LLS:

You hereby warrant and represent that you are the sole owner and/or author of the works, and that you have the exclusive right and authority to submit the works to LLS upon the terms and conditions stated herein.

You hereby consent to the use by LLS of photographs, videos, podcasts, audio recordings or other works in any and all media, of your voice, actions, likeness, name, appearance, or demographic information (collectively, "likeness"). You hereby grant LLS a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, sub-licensable right and license to use your likeness and works in any and all media in connection with the activities of LLS. You agree that LLS may use all or any part of your likeness and may re-size or crop images or audio to fit format needs. You hereby release, discharge and hold harmless LLS and its authorized agents and assigns and any designee (including any agency, client, broadcaster, periodical or other publication) from any and all claims arising from the use of your works or likeness. You understand that you will receive no payment for the use of your works or likeness. This Agreement will be governed by New York law. You agree that you have no claim (including, without limitation, claims based upon invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of or in connection with, any use, alteration, or use in any composite form hereunder of your work or likeness in connection with the activities of LLS. You hereby warrant and represent that you have the right to enter into this agreement and to grant the rights granted to LLS herein.

For Parents/Legal Guardians of Minor

I affirm that I am the parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of 18 years old, appearing in any photo, video, audio or other media and/or who has submitted his/her story to LLS and that I have the legal right to consent to, and by signing below, I hereby do consent to, the terms and conditions of this Consent and Release.