Professional & Medical Education Programs

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), through a series of workshops, seminars and symposia, educates health and medical professionals—including oncologists, hematologists, nurses, social workers and healthcare providers—about the latest and most important research developments in the field of leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma.

Annual Medical Symposium (Stohlman Scholar Symposium)
This symposium brings together more than eighty of LLS’s Career Development Program grantee recipients to share the most current research findings in the field of blood cancers.

The Marshall A. Lichtman Annual Research Symposium at ASH
This symposium is presented as part of The American Society of Hematology’s Friday Satellite Symposium. LLS sponsors this yearly symposium to bring new developments in the areas of leukemia, lymphoma, and Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma to a large audience of hematologists.

Translational Research Grant Review Meeting
This annual two-day meeting is co-sponsored with the National Cancer Institute and brings together all third-year Translational Research grant recipients to discuss their research projects with members of LLS and the NCI.

Family Support Group Facilitator Conference
This annual symposium provides cutting edge medical information about leukemia and other blood cancers to the LLS support group facilitators. All volunteers are certified oncology nurses, social workers and other health clinicians. Ninety percent are employed in hospitals and medical institutions nationwide. This symposium also provides workshops on support group facilitation, leadership skills, patient support and other important and timely topics.
  
Focus Group Workshops
These 2-day workshops bring together leading investigators and scientists to discuss rapidly breaking research developments in the area of leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma.

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