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Southern Florida

Learn how you can participate in local events supporting our research, patient support and information programs. For more Chapter information please scroll completely down the page.


Events Sponsored by Southern Florida

Inspirational Stories

A community of heroes for a common cause.

Miami-Dade, Broward and Florida Keys Information


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 Southern Florida or Puerto Rico and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer.    You can help us with: Student Series programs inc...

Patient Support Programs - Southern Florida

For more information about any of the following programs, call us at (954) 744-5310 or (877) 534-0090.  
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...

Patient Education - Southern Florida

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, i...

Professional Education - Southern Florida

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) sponsors a number of free community-based professional education programs for healthcare professionals, particularly for oncology nurses and social workers. Patients, their families and caregivers are also invited to attend. These programs are led by local doctors and other healthcare professionals and offer continuing education credits for nurses and social workers. ...

Corporate Involvement

Sponsorship and Community Partnership Opportunities If your company or organization would like to support the work of LLS, please contact interim Executive Director Jill Nugent at jill.nugent@lls.org or at 954-744-5232.   Other Corporate Involvement Board of Trustees Leadership Council   ...

Man & Woman of the Year

Each year, in communities across the country, dedicated candidates engage in an exciting competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) "Man & Woman of the Year" titles. Raising funds for LLS blood cancer research the candidates compete in honor of children who are local blood cancer survivors, the Boy & Girl of the Year. Every dollar raised counts as one vote and the titles are awarded to...

Student Series

For more information on Student Series, please contact Senior Campaign Manager, Annette Hungler at 954-744-5236 or annette.hungler@lls.org.  

Team In Training: Endurance Events To End Cancer

Your time is now.
It doesn't matter if you're not an athlete or in perfect shape. Our coaches will train you to cross the finish line at amarathon, half marathon, cycling event, triathlon or hike adventure. Saving lives isn't about being the best, it's about being the best you can be when helping save lives.   For complete information, please visit www.teamintraining.org/sfl...

Southern Florida & Puerto Rico

About the Southern Florida & Puerto Rico Chapter

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Southern Florida Chapter was founded in 1972 to serve residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe, Lee and Collier counties in Florida. The chapter also serves Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

200 S. Park Road Suite 140

Hollywood, FL 33021

T (954) 744-5300


Southern Florida & Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico

About the Southern Florida & Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Chapter

200 S. Park Road Suite 140

Hollywood, FL 33021

T (954) 7744-5300