News from the leukemia A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

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...

Feb 17, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night Walk Celebrates Top Fundraising Walgreens Store in Bay Area

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Northern California Chapter recently honored Walgreens store number 00890, located at 135 Powell...

Feb 10, 2015, 12:29 ET

New Partnership Launches to Empower People Diagnosed with Lymphoma

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) together with the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF), CancerCare, the Association of Community...

Jan 30, 2015, 14:09 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds FDA's Approval of Ibrutinib for Patients with Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of ibrutinib (Imbruvica ®) to treat patients with Waldenstrom's...

Jan 29, 2015, 15:29 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds FDA's Approval of Ibrutinib for Patients with Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia

Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of ibrutinib (Ibruvica ®) to treat patients with Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia(WM)...

Dec 03, 2014, 17:08 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Applauds FDA Approval of Blinatumomab To Treat Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

 Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of blinatumomab to treat patients with an uncommon form of acute lymphoblastic...

Dec 01, 2014, 13:11 ET

Research Funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Among Highlights at Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting

Many researchers funded by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will be among those presenting innovative blood cancer research at the 56th...

Nov 19, 2014, 07:00 ET

Burlington Stores and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: A Powerful Partnership that Helps to Save Lives

For the 13th consecutive year, Burlington Stores and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night®  partnered to shine the...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Awards $15.6 Million To Help Advance Research From Lab To Clinic

 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is awarding $15.6  million  in academic grants to 26 scientists who have proposed...

Oct 28, 2014, 12:00 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Launches New Initiative to Halt the Progression of Myeloid Blood Cancers

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has initiated a program to fund research projects seeking to better understand and, ultimately, stop...

Oct 21, 2014, 11:49 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Recipients of Grants Supporting New Drug Discovery

For the second year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will award funding to leading scientists and researchers who show promise in...

Oct 20, 2014, 15:39 ET

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Awards Six New Research Grants Focused On Innovative New Ideas

 Six academic investigators will receive grants from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to support innovative ideas that that have the...