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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

DC Metro Blood Cancer Conference 2019

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 the...

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

The Leukemia Ball is the National Capital Area Chapter’s annual black tie gala.  Since 1988, more than $62 million has been raised for the fight against leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma through the Leukemia Ball.  Each year, dedicated volunteers have exceeded goals to make this event one of the largest, non-political events in the DC area, featuring dinner, dancing, an extensive silent ...

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! For more information about our 6th annual Students of the Year campaign, visit our new and improved website. You can also contact Allison.Kelly@lls.org or 703-399-2955. ...

Man & Woman of The Year - National Capital Area

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s philanthropic competition, Man & Woman of the Year
(MWOY), kicks off on March 22nd & ends with a Grand Finale Gala on June 2nd, 2018 at the
Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.   ABOUT MAN & WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Known as one of Washington’s top fundraising events each spring, The Man & Woman of the Year campaign is a spirited fundr...

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 is a high-profile, celebrity golf tournament featuring Washington Redskins players, coaches and front office executives.  Linebacker and Pro Bowler, Ryan Kerrigan hosts this exclusive event whic...

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

Myeloma 101: Symptoms, Treatment Options and the Role of Clinical Trials<...

Volunteer in Your Area - National Capital

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 in the South Central Texas Chapter and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer.   You can help us with: School & Youth Programs Light The Night Wa...

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