Patient Education


The LRF conducts educational and support programs for patients, family members, caregivers and medical professionals. These conferences, including the Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference, the Town Hall Meeting, and Town Hall Meeting in Spanish, are offered free of charge or registration. They provide opportunities for direct dialogue between patients and prominent hematology/oncology and transplant specialists to discuss treatment options and procedures.


Town Hall Meeting

The Town Hall Meeting is a three-hour opportunity for patients, family members and caregivers to have the chance to ask questions to a panel of experts in the field of hematology/oncology about their particular diagnosis. Questions on treatment options, patient care, side effects, transplant procedures and many other topics are posed - allare answered with compassion and care. As a result, these patients are able to make informed decisions about their treatment. Details here.


Educational Seminar on Blood Cancers

This program, conducted entirely in Spanish. is an opportunity for patients, family members and caregivers to ask questions to a panel of experts in the field of hematology/oncology about their particular diagnosis. Parking, lunch and childcare are included with this program. Click here for details.


Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference

Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients is specifically designed for blood cancer patients, their families and caregivers, and provides background on the various types of transplants that are available as viable forms of treatment for leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers. Leading hematology/oncology and transplant medical professionals present detailed data and insights at this forum. Patients leave empowered with the knowledge they need to make informed treatment choices. Details here.