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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...

Mar 17, 2015, 11:00 ET

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

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

Mar 16, 2015, 08:00 ET
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Celebrating 25th Annual Man & Woman of the Year Competition for Community Leaders to Fundraise for Cancer Cures

Extraordinary Individuals Are Saving Lives Not Someday, But Today

 For 10 weeks, in more than 80 cities across the country, 900 dedicated fundraising participants are competing on a local and national level to...

Mar 11, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Introduces the 2015 Monterey Bay Man & Woman of the Year Candidates

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Northern California Chapter officially launched its 2015 Monterey Bay Man & Woman of the Year...

Mar 09, 2015, 09:30 ET

Study Commissioned by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Shows Benefits of Limiting Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients Purchasing Prescription Drugs

A new study finds that capping the cost-sharing for prescription drugs on individual policies in the health insurance marketplace would reduce...

Feb 26, 2015, 16:29 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds Therapy Advances for Myeloma Patients

Two recent approvals by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will provide significant additional options for myeloma patients, both newly...

Feb 23, 2015, 11:05 ET
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Cancer Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Featured in New PBS Documentary Series

 Significant advances toward cures for blood cancer patients, many of which were funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) over the...