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National Capital Area

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


Events Sponsored by National Capital Area

Local Information

Myeloma Link - DC Pilot Program

About Myeloma Myeloma is a type of blood cancer that begins in the bone marrow. It forms in the body’s plasma cells, which are a type of white blood cell that normally help to fight infections. When myeloma cells multiply beyond control and overtake the normal plasma cells, they cause serious medical complications. Myeloma is the second most frequently diagnosed blood cancer. Each year in the United States, t...

LLS Launches Groundbreaking Precision Medicine Approach to Treat ...

View full multimedia release here View media toolkit here As Announced Yesterday By Vice President Joe Biden, LLS to Lead First-Ever Blood Cancer Master Trial With Unprecedented Collaboration Between World-Renowned Researchers and Medical Centers, Biopharmaceutical Companies and a Leading Genomics Information Company to Advance Treatment for Cancer Affecting 20,000 Americans Annually   (Rye Brook, NY...

2019 Leukemia Ball

Over the past three decades, the Leukemia Ball has reigned as one of the Greater Washington, D.C.’s largest, non-political black tie events. The 32nd Annual Leukemia Ball on March 16, 2019 raised over $3.2 million with the support of generous sponsors and donors, bringing the cumulative Leukemia Ball total to over $65 million since 1988. We enjoyed a fantastic evening for our mission with a one-of-a-kind s...

Students of the Year - National Capital Area

Students of the Year engages local area high school students enrolled in private or public schools who are enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach, and leadership! In the 2019 campaign, we had 38 teams made up of 85 candidates and more than 240 team members come together to raise over $2 million for LLS's mission to cure blood cancers. Congratulations to all of our 2019 National...

Man & Woman of The Year - National Capital Area

Known as one of Washington’s top fundraising events each spring, The Man & Woman of the Year campaign is a spirited fundraising competition in which 25 - 30 men & women set out to raise as much money as they possibly can for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) over a 10 - week period. The 28th annual MWOY competition of the National Capital Area will run from March 21st – June 1st, 2019 with th...

Leukemia Golf Classic View

The Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic

Join Us! May 13, 2019 The Golf Club At Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy
Leesburg, VA 20176 Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!   The Ryan Kerrigan Leukemia Golf Classic, presented by WiSC Enterprises, is a high-profile, celebrity golf tournament featuring Washington Redskins players, coaches and front office executives.  Linebacker and Pro Bowler, Ryan Kerrigan...

Advocacy Day on the Hill

Major Events - National Capital Area

LOCAL EVENTS: Leukemia Ball - March 16, 2019.  Learn more about one of Washington D.C.'s largest and most-anticipated black tie events. Featuring top-notch entertainment, the Mercedes-Benz raffle and an amazing silent auction you won't want to miss this inspirational evening.      ...

Patient Support Programs - National Capital Area

For more information about any of the following programs, call us at (703)399-2940.   Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program If you've recently been diagnosed with a blood cancer, you may find it helpful to speak with someone who's been through treatment and learned how to manage the same disease. The Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program is a peer-to-peer program that links newly d...

Patient & Professional Education - National Capital Area

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, including financial assistance.
  Patient Programs

Presentations from the DC Metro Blood Cancer Conference 2019 Thank you...

Volunteer in Your Area - National Capital

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...

National Capital Area

About the National Capital Area Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Capital Area Chapter serves residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

3601 Eisenhower Avenue Suite 450

Alexandria, VA 22304

T (703) 399-2900