Dr. Coleman Teams Up with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Etre Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Center is proud to announce the partnership with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Dr. Kyle Coleman as their Man of the Year nominee. We look forward to continued success with this great institution and the many patients they help.

About the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the largest voluntary health agency devoted to blood cancer patients in the world. Their mission is to find cures for Myeloma, Hodgkin’s disease, Lymphoma, and Leukemia and help enhance the lives of those afflicted and their families. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society funds blood cancer research globally and offers information and support services free of charge.

LLS operates with the Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition (C-FAC), which aids cancer patients to overcome their financial burdens by:

  • Advocating for cancer patients regarding the financial challenges that arise with cancer care.
  • Informing providers and patients about links and resources available to them.
  • Helping their members collaborate and communicate.

They also offer Financial Assistance through:

  • Co-Pay Assistance Program – This program offers support toward insurance costs like co-payments and premiums toward prescription drugs for patients who qualify financially and medically.
  • Susan Long Pay-It-Forward Travel Assistance Program – This program is available to blood cancer patients with financial hardships who qualify for financial assistance for approved expenses like lodging, air travel, and ground transportation
  • Other Programs – These include prescription savings programs, state and county programs, clinical trials, and more.

 History

“LLS is where it is today because it has groomed a remarkable generation of scientists and physician-scientists who have led the extraordinary advances in treatment of hematologic malignancies.”

~ Gary Gilliland, MD, Ph.D., President of Fred Hutchison Comprehensive Cancer Center

After losing their teenage son to leukemia in 1944, Rudolph and Antoinette Roesler de Villiers established the first embodiment of what became The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in 1949.

It had an immediate impact on major advancements and treatments thought to be revolutionary in the 1950s and 1960s.

LLS has followed these advancements alongside dedicated doctors and researchers throughout the decades since. Their efforts are still achieving amazing results.

About Dr. Kyle Coleman

Kyle Coleman, MD is a board-certified dermatologist practicing in New Orleans with Etre Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Center. He received his degree in Biology from SMU before receiving his doctorate at Tulane University in New Orleans.

He has co-written numerous chapters and scientific articles on dermal fillers, chemical peels, and liposuction, and has been part of clinical trials as a co-investigator for the FDA.

Dr. Coleman is Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and a member of several medical groups including the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, and the Dermatology Foundation.

Dr. Coleman serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery as well as many other organizational committees and was a member of the inaugural class of the Future Leaders Network of the ASDS.

Man of the Year Nominee

Etre is proud the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has nominated Dr. Coleman for Man of the Year. Twenty-two candidates are competing for Man and Woman of the Year titles in 2018 and all are bound to make a great contribution to this cause.   Dr. Coleman is participating in honor of his wife’s mother and brother, Joan Sheehan and Patrick Williams, who passed away from Non-hodgkin’s lymphoma and leukemia.

After the Kick-Off Party on March 5th, each nominee will spend the next ten weeks raising funds. Each dollar counts as a vote. The goal is $676,000, and the winners will be announced on June 14th at the Grand Finale.You can vote for Dr. Coleman at http://pages.mwoy.org/msla/nola18/kcoleman.

For more information about the contest, please call Etre Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Center at 504.227.3873 or vote for Dr. Coleman at http://pages.mwoy.org/msla/nola18/kcoleman..

 

 

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