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Aug 31, 2015, 09:14 ET
During September, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is sharing proof of impact

Proof Of Impact: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Is Making Progress Toward A World Without Blood Cancers

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's leading voluntary non-profit dedicated to blood cancers, released 30 "proof points" -...

Aug 28, 2015, 12:36 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk Teams: Powerful Partnerships that Help Save Lives

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is working with thousands of national partners, sponsors and corporate teams to fund lifesaving...

Aug 27, 2015, 17:11 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk Teams: Powerful Partnerships that Help Save Lives

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is working with thousands of national partners, sponsors and corporate teams to fund lifesaving...

Aug 25, 2015, 05:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Light The Night Walk Campaign Kicks Off in Greater Bay Area

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will be kicking off its 2015 Light The Night® Walk campaign throughout Northern California with...

Aug 19, 2015, 12:06 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds Encouraging Data From a Phase 2 Study of Venetoclax for a High-Risk Subset of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Patients

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) welcomes the news that an investigational therapy to treat patients with a high-risk subset of...

Aug 06, 2015, 10:07 ET

Valor Biotherapeutics to Begin Phase 1 Clinical Study of Novel Lymphoma Therapy

Valor Biotherapeutics, LLC, (Valor) and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Jul 28, 2015, 15:45 ET
Congratulations to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 2015 National Man & Woman of the Year winners, Jason Fleischer of the Abacus Group in New York City, and Erin Ragsdale of Allyn Media in Dallas, TX, raised $302,045 and $469,158, respectively.

Record-Breaking 25th Year for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign

 They say "Everything's bigger in Texas," and "The city so nice they named it twice," to describe Texas and New York, and two dynamic...

Jul 21, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Partners with North Bay Cancer Alliance and Community Foundation Sonoma County to Offer Financial Assistance to North Bay Blood Cancer Patients

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter is pleased to offer the Patient Travel Assistance Program to blood cancer...

Jul 15, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Announces the 2015 Sacramento Man & Woman of the Year and Students of the Year Winners

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Sacramento Area Chapter recently announced the winners of its Man & Woman of the Year and...

Jul 14, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to Host 10th Annual Bay Area Leukemia Cup Regatta with Guest Speaker Joe Lacob

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter will be hosting its 10th Annual Bay Area Leukemia Cup Regatta on October...

Jul 10, 2015, 12:40 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds House Approval of 21st Century Cures Act

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) commends the U.S. House of Representatives for today's overwhelming approval of the 21st Century Cures...

Jun 30, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Announces the 2015 Bay Area Man & Woman of the Year

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter announced Dr. Babis Andreadis and Lisa Cooper as the 2015 Man & Woman of...

Jun 24, 2015, 11:13 ET

LLS Applauds Encouraging Data Released by Celator Pharmaceuticals from its Phase 3 Clinical Study of CPX-351 for High-Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients

Interim data released today by Celator Pharmaceuticals regarding its study of CPX-351, a special formulation of two standard chemotherapy drugs, to...

Jun 22, 2015, 18:17 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Sorry to Learn of Maryland Governor's Lymphoma Diagnosis

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) was sorry to learn this afternoon that Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin...

Jun 11, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) Complete Fundraising Mission

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and The California Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) are proud to announce the completion...

May 29, 2015, 10:37 ET

Over 700 Leukemia Patients Have Undergone Microtransplantation Therapy in China

According to Dr. Huisheng Ai's team, founder of Microtransplantation regimen mainly for Acute Myeloid Leukemia, over 700 patients have undergone...

Apr 30, 2015, 08:12 ET

Microtransplantation Less Aggressive Treatment for Elderly Patients with Acute Myleoid Leukemia

Microtransplantation is an advanced technology to treat malignant hematological diseases and tumors by infusing patients with processed unmatched...

Apr 13, 2015, 10:19 ET
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"Nashville" Star Charles Esten Brings Light to the Dark World of Cancer

 Every three minutes someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with a blood cancer. No one knows this better than "Nashville" star Charles Esten and his...

Apr 08, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Kicks off the 2015 North Bay Man & Woman of the Year Campaign

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Northern California Chapter is thrilled to be launching its 2015 North Bay Man & Woman of the Year...

Mar 30, 2015, 11:50 ET

Leukemia Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Gets Infusion of Support from Startup Biotechnology Company

 A promising University of Michigan research project focused on developing new treatments for patients with a rare and lethal subtype of...