The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Kansas Chapter

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300 N Main, Suite 300
Wichita, KS 67202 (m)
Phone: (316) 266-4050
Toll Free: (800) 779-2417
Fax: (316) 266-4960

Mission Statement: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life for patients and their families.


Hours:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday.  Answering service after hours

Services:

  • Patient Aid Program: Provides financial assistance through a $100 stipend annually per patient. Assistance is available to all qualified patients.
  • Co-Pay Assistance Program: Helps patients with many kinds of blood cancers meet their health insurance or Medicare Plan Part B or D premiums or co-payment obligations. Patients with prescription drug coverage, Medicare beneficiaries under Medicare Part B and/or Medicare Part D, Medicare Supplementary Health Insurance or Medicare Advantage should check with LLS to see if they meet eligibility requirements to receive financial support.  Co-pay assistance is subject to fund availability by specific blood cancer diagnosis, up to $5000-$10,000 per year.
  • Family Support Groups: Local/regional support groups facilitated by licensed health/mental health professionals. Monthly meetings provide an environment for patients, family members and friends to provide mutual support.
  • Referrals to social service agencies and treatment facilities both locally and nationwide.
  • Information Resource Materials: More than 60 free public educational booklets published by LLS.
  • First Connection Program: Helps patients with leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and Hodgkin’s disease receive support from a well-trained, carefully selected volunteer who has experienced a similar situation.
  • The Trish Greene Back to School Program: Designed to increase communications among healthcare professionals, parents, patients and school personnel to assure a smooth transition from active treatment back to school.  Materials, videos and other printed materials are available.
  • Educational Speakers: Professionals and laymen are available for public speaking to clubs and organizations.

Eligibility: The Patient Aid Program is open to anyone being treated for leukemia or a related cancer (lymphoma, multiple myeloma, Hodgkin’s disease and specific myelodysplastic syndromes). All other services are open to anyone.

How to Apply: Call the Kansas Chapter office for a patient aid form or stop by the office

Fees: None

Funding: Supported entirely by public contributions through special events, foundations, corporate gifts, residential drives, tributes, memorials, clubs, organizations, legacies and bequests.

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