pleased to announce that we’ve posted a CLL
Doctor List in our CLL Toolbox. This list is composed of CLL physicians
recommended by our readers. We appreciate all who contributed to the list.
Thank you! You can access it here. http://cllsociety.org/toolbox/cll-doctors/
Upcoming Patient Support
Live in the Charlotte, NC Area? A new CLL Patient &
Caregiver Support and Education Group will be starting in partnership with the
Levine Cancer Institute – Morehead in Charlotte,
North Carolina. The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30 PM. Patients and family caregivers
are welcome. Find out more about dates and
Live in Tampa, FL? Another NEW CLL Patient &
Caregiver Support and Education Group will be starting in Tampa this fall: Tentative
Meeting Date November 1st at Moffitt Cancer Center. Stay tuned for
you’re aware of other CLL Patient Support Group meetings, let us know and we’ll
post them. Thanks!
Patient Education Meetings
time to time, we will make you aware of in-person Patient Education meetings
coming up for those of us affected by CLL and lymphoma, specifically:
Wednesday, September 21st at 6
PM at the New York Marriott East Side in New York City: The Lymphoma Research Foundation
will be hosting Updates on Chronic
Lymphocytic Leukemia / Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma as part of their Ask the
Doctor series. Rick Furman from New
York Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical (also part of the CLL Society Medical
Advisory Board) is the featured speaker.
You can find out more information and
register here. Dinner
will be served and there is no charge to attend.
Saturday, October 8th
at 9 AM at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe: The Leukemia and Lymphoma
Society will be hosting their New
York/New Jersey Metropolitan Area Blood Cancer Conference. Dr. Anthony Mato
from the Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
will be speaking during the CLL breakout session. You can find out more information and
Breakfast and lunch will be served and there is no charge to attend. Parking is
Heads Up! The CLL Society has become
aware of a series of unbranded patient education meetings coming up in
September and October (with a few more to come in November and December). CLL
patients will share their personal stories, and local CLL experts will be
providing a talk on the basics of CLL. A complimentary meal will be provided
and parking is free. You are welcome to bring a guest.
member of the CLL Society will be at each meeting to show a brief video and
give a talk about the impact support and education groups have had on their CLL
journey. We will provide practical tips and support for setting up a local CLL
group and will stay afterwards to meet with attendees who may be interested in
participating in a support group in those areas. We look forward to meeting you
there. After tonight’s meeting, the next 8 confirmed meetings are:
Wednesday, September 21st
in Madison, WI.
More details in the flyer. Access it here.
Saturday, September 24th
MA. More details in the flyer. Access it here.
Thursday, September 29th
OR. More details in the flyer. Access it here.
Tuesday, October 4th in Phoenix, AZ. More details in
the flyer. Access it here.
Thursday, October 6th in Park Ridge, NJ. More details
in the flyer. Access it here.
Tuesday, October 11th in Bloomington, MN. More
details in the flyer. Access it here.
Tuesday, October 25th in Golden, CO. More details in
the flyer. Access it here.
Saturday, October 29th
Francisco, CA. More details in the flyer. Access it here.
We are all in this together.
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