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|Name:||Leukemia & Lymphoma Society|
|Altername Name(s):||The Leukemia &Lymphoma Society's Silicon Valley &Monterey Bay Area Chapter|
675 N. First Street Suite 1100
San Jose, CA 95112
|Description:||The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Greater San Francisco Bay Area Chapter was founded in 1972 and serves Bay Area residents who have been touched by one of the blood cancers: leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The chapter serves Santa Clara and surrounding counties.
LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area chapter offers a wide range of free educational and support programs for patients, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
|Mission:||Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.|
|Programs:||The Silicon Valley & Monterey Bay Area Chapter of LLS has a number of programs and events occurring regularly. From patient support to education, please visit the website or call to learn more.|
|Meetings:||Santa Cruz Family Support Group
The group will address specific issues related to a blood cancer diagnosis and will provide an opportunity for attendees to discuss concerns, anxieties, feelings related to illness, treatment and other related issues. The meetings are designed to provide mutual support and education to members by meeting with others whose situations are similar to their own. They are a resource to support coping, in conjunction with your or a loved one's medical treatment.
This group meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month.
3150 Mission Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
The group is facilitated by Allison Brookes, MSW.
There is no charge to participate in this group but pre-registration is required. Visit the website and register for the event through the event's portal.
|Volunteer Info:||There are many different ways you can participate and make a difference in the lives of those touched by blood cancer. We need volunteers throughout the year.
***Please fill out online form to volunteer**
|Languages other than English:||Can Arrange for Others|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Call for Information|
|Public Transportation:||Contact for information|
|Eligibility:||Open to All|
Monterey Bay Area
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Health Related Support Groups
|This agency was last updated on August 1, 2019|