ADL-Association for the Support of Patients with Leukemia and Lymphoma (Portugal)

Scope of organisation

BLOOD CANCER support organisation (non-CLL-specific)


​Concept of the patient as a whole, the conditions of patient/individual/identity being inseparable (professional, family, political, scientific, etc.)

  • Personalisation of care, whatever it may be
  • Respect for the right to the best therapeutic options, according to criteria of efficacy and quality of life
  • Comprehensive social concept: patient/family/friends/health team

Support services offered and available resources


Information on COVID-19

  • COVID-19 information hub

Services for HCP

  • Healthcare professional education

Patient support services

  • Buddy schemes (1:1 support)
  • Directory of local / national support groups
  • Local support groups
  • Online group / chat or forum
  • Patient meetings
  • Telephone support / support helpline
  • Welfare / financial support

Education services / Capacity building

  • Conferences
  • Educational events
  • Publications and presentations at relevant blood cancer meetings
  • Webinars

Digital Tools & Resources

  • Apps
  • Newsletter
  • Podcasts
  • Videos
  • Website pages

CLL Information

  • Clinical Trials directory
  • CLL news and conference coverage
  • Online leaflets & booklets
  • Printed leaflets & booklets

Campaigning and Advocacy

  • Advisory statements and position papers
  • Awareness campaigns
  • Health Technology Appraisals (HTA)
  • Input in writing and/or in person to government and regulatory organizations
  • Fundraising resources
  • Personal Advocacy
  • Petitions
  • Surveys of the community served