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Jul 23, 2014, 17:20 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds FDA's Approval of Idelalisib To Treat Three Types of Blood Cancers

Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of idelalisib to treat patients with relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL),...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:43 ET
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Man of the Year, Christos Giannoulias Illinois Chapter with Piper Novak, LLS National Girl of the Year (PRNewsFoto/The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)

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

A Chicago man and Los Angeles woman raised $386,284 and $343,962, respectively, to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) mission to...

Jul 16, 2014, 13:09 ET

James Davis, Biotechnology Consultant, Elected Chair of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Board of Directors

James Davis, Ph.D., JD, a consultant in crisis management and the launch of new technologies for biotechnology and other companies, has been...

Jul 14, 2014, 08:00 ET
In-store poster featuring Grace, age 7 is a Hodgkin lymphoma survivor.  Burlington helped fund the research that put Grace in remission and back to being a stylish princess. (PRNewsFoto/The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)

Burlington And The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Saving Lives Is Always In Style

 Burlington and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® Walk fundraising campaign have partnered once again to raise...

May 29, 2014, 10:21 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Sylvan Learning Partner to Help Kids with Cancer

While extraordinary progress has been made in treating childhood leukemia and other pediatric cancers in recent years, critical attention must also...

May 22, 2014, 13:30 ET

Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Foundation Commits $4 Million to Help Beat AML

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced a $4 million commitment by the Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation to support a...

May 19, 2014, 09:00 ET

Foundation Beyond Belief Raises $900,000 for Cancer Cures through Light The Night

 Foundation Beyond Belief (FBB), a team of atheists, humanists and religious allies, just completed their second year with The Leukemia &...

May 08, 2014, 15:07 ET
LLS advocates at the U.S. Capitol; met with legislators urging them to support legislation that improves access to innovative blood cancer therapies and limits the use of "specialty tier" drug designations, thereby increasing affordability for patients. (PRNewsFoto/The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Surpasses $1 Billion Investment in Blood Cancer Research

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced that it has passed the $1 billion mark in research investment, a significant milestone in the...

May 05, 2014, 08:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Surpasses $1 Billion Investment in Blood Cancer Research

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today that it has passed the $1 billion mark in research investment, a significant...

Apr 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Kicks off the 2014 North Bay Man & Woman of the Year Campaign

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter is launching its 2014 North Bay Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) fundraising...

Apr 02, 2014, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Launches Moms In Training

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter has launched Moms In Training, a brand new nine-week workout program geared...

Mar 31, 2014, 12:57 ET
Shelagh Tippet-Fagyas, president of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada.  (PRNewsFoto/The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada Names Shelagh Tippet-Fagyas its New President

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society today announced that its Canadian affiliate, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC), has named...

Mar 25, 2014, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Kicks off 2014 Bay Area Man & Woman of the Year Campaign

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter is launching its 2014 Bay Area Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) fundraising...

Mar 11, 2014, 09:33 ET

Meet the Men & Women Changing the Lives of Blood Cancer Patients

 More than one million Americans are living with a blood cancer; and every four minutes one person in the United States is diagnosed...

Mar 10, 2014, 15:21 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Expands Information Resource Center Hours

 Today The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to announce expanded hours for its Information Resource Center (IRC), a toll-free...

Feb 12, 2014, 14:54 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds FDA's Approval of Ibrutinib for Patients with Previously Treated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of ibrutinib to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a significant...

Feb 11, 2014, 12:30 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Executive Leadership Changes

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced that John Walter, who has served as president and chief executive officer of the...

Jan 23, 2014, 14:21 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Recipients of Quest for Cures Grant Program

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today is pleased to announce the fourteen researchers who will receive funding through the Quest for...

Jan 22, 2014, 12:21 ET

Burlington and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Share Good News for the New Year

 For the 12th consecutive year, Burlington joined The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night® campaign to raise funds to...

Jan 16, 2014, 14:18 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Recipients of The Screen to Lead Grant Program

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today is pleased to announce the researchers who will receive funding through The Screen to Lead program...

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