Category Archives: Patient Services

LLS’s mission in action: The 2013 Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference

This past Saturday’s Emerging Therapies & Survivorship Conference set a new record with nearly 700 patients, caregivers and health care professionals in attendance.  Survivorship was the theme of the day, starting with the warm welcome by Kathleen Leary, Chairperson of … Continue reading

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WOW! What an October!

Happy Halloween from all of us at LLS! It has been a whirlwind of an October with three Light The Night Walks, the Nike Women’s Marathon, our first-ever Bay Area Cancer Survivorship Conference and the Leukemia Cup Regatta. Needless to … Continue reading

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New patient education opportunity coming October 27!

Exciting news! LLS, in partnership with the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) and Stanford Cancer Institute, will offer a brand new patient program covering many aspects of cancer survivorship this fall. We are calling it the Bay Area Cancer Survivorship … Continue reading

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Blood Cancer Advances Highlighted in San Francisco

New developments in blood cancer treatment took center stage this past week in San Francisco.  On January 21st, a record 700 patients and families gathered for the 7th Annual “Emerging Therapies for Blood Cancer Patients” conference, sponsored by the San … Continue reading

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A Dynamic Duo

It is my pleasure to announce that we have two new faces in our Patient Services department. In the short time they have been with us, Harriet Patterson and Kayley Harrington have demonstrated a tremendous commitment to LLS’s mission and the patients we … Continue reading

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Emerging Therapies: A free conference for patients and caregivers

Save the date for the 8th annual Emerging Therapies conference for blood cancer patients and caregivers! Local experts from Stanford University School of Medicine and University of California, San Francisco will present the latest research advances shared at the American Society … Continue reading

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Cancer Bites! How Molly Frost bit cancer back.

In the spring of 2008, during her first Team In Training (TNT) triathlon season, Molly Frost attended a TNT social event not knowing it would profoundly change her life. Fast forward two and half years. On August 5, 2010, Molly received … Continue reading

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Patient Services: The year in review

Fiscal year 2011 is officially closed and it is my pleasure to share our chapter’s annual patient services statistics. These awesome stats illustrate the impact your support has on our community and we thank you for your partnership. (For those … Continue reading

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Vote for Chef Baz and support Family House

Our Patient Services Community Outreach Manager shared the details of this unique contest with our staff today. Family House and LLS are kindred nonprofits in supporting pediatric cancer patients and their families. Family House provides temporary housing to families of … Continue reading

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