The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
6280 S. Valley View Blvd. #342
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Our mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families. We achieve our mission through research, patient services and education.
The Patient Financial Aid Reimbursement Program was created to provide assistance up to $500, per fiscal year, per patient. This supplementary financial aid covers treatment-related expenses, including drugs, radiation therapy, transfusions, testing and transportation.
CO-PAY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
If it is difficult or impossible for blood cancer patients to afford drug co-pays or health insurance monthly payments, they may be eligible for assistance through the Co-Pay program.
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUPS
The group offers a warm and caring atmosphere in which patients, families, and friends come together to identify and share concerns, coping skills and positive experiences with the group.
This program allows a newly diagnosed patient to share questions, concerns, and fears through peer-to-peer support with a trained volunteer who has been through a similar experience.
CONNECTING THROUGH THE WEB
LLS website http://www.LLS.org is a resource for the latest information on your disease, treatment, and research. You can also attend a live monitored chat with other survivors.
Patients, families, friends and healthcare professionals have joined together in this grassroots effort to promote legislation at the Federal level that will positively affect those fighting blood-related and other cancers. Members of our advocacy network keep our legislators aware of our position on these vital issues through visits, email campaign, calling and faxing our Congressional representatives.
The local Chapter offers an in-house library of books, videos and audiotapes to which patients can reference. In addition, educational workshops and seminars are also presented throughout the year on a variety of topics important to living with, through, and beyond cancer.
"BACK TO SCHOOL" PROGRAM
We believe that school re-entry interventions can make the difference in facilitating a successful return to school for the child. Our Back-to-School Resource Library makes the tools for re-entry accessible to parents, teachers and healthcare professionals while advocating the importance of a focused, individualized return program for each child. Healthcare professionals, educators and parents are encouraged to request these materials for a child out of school due to treatment.
You Can Help by Providing Goods
Scanner; Color Copier;
Auction Items (gift cards, sports memoribilia, etc.).
You Can Help by Volunteering
Make phone calls, help with mailings, volunteer at events, and other miscellaneous duties.