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Patient Support Programs at the LLS South Central Texas Chapter

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For more than 20 years, Dawn Johnson of San Antonio has worked in the insurance and finance field. A former senior executive for USAA Marketing, she now leads DMJ Consulting, a San Antonio-based firm, as the founder and CEO. In addition to this, Dawn Johnson serves on the board of trustees of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) South Central Texas Chapter.

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Patient Support Programs at the LLS South Central Texas Chapter

  1. 1. PATIENT SUPPORT PROGRAMS AT THE LLS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS CHAPTER Dawn Johnson, San Antonio
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION  For more than 20 years, Dawn Johnson of San Antonio has worked in the insurance and finance field. A former senior executive for USAA Marketing, she now leads DMJ Consulting, a San Antonio-based firm, as the founder and CEO. In addition to this, Dawn Johnson serves on the board of trustees of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) South Central Texas Chapter. The LLS’s South Central Texas Chapter maintains a number of different programs, including several patient support programs, to uphold the organization’s overall mission of curing blood cancer. In addition to hosting a number of local support groups, the South Central Texas Chapter maintains several other programs. Back to School Program for Children with Cancer Dedicated to helping children and youth cope after receiving treatment for cancer, this program makes materials and videos available to students from preschool to high school.
  3. 3. LLS SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS CHAPTER  The materials are intended to teach parents, classmates, and educators about issues relating to childhood cancer. First Connection Program This peer-to-peer program brings together newly diagnosed patients with volunteers who have personal experience in managing blood cancer. The volunteer survivors offer support and valuable information about what the road ahead may be like for new patients. Co-Pay Assistance Program This program is designed to ease the burden of medical bills for blood cancer patients and their families. It helps individuals cover insurance premiums and meet various co-pay obligations. It also provides support for finding other forms of financial assistance.

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