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Oct 21, 2019, 16:00 ET Nearly 60 Percent Of Blood Cancer Patients Covered By Medicare Delay Or Forgo Treatment; One Factor Could Be The High Cost Of Cancer Care

Survival of older patients with blood cancers continues to improve as more effective, less toxic therapies are introduced. However, these lifesaving...


Oct 03, 2019, 09:00 ET WWE® And The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Join Forces To Help Cancer Patients And Families

WWE and WWE Superstar Roman Reigns are teaming up with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) in the fight against cancer. For Reigns, the cause is...


Sep 17, 2019, 13:24 ET CFDA Designer Christian Siriano To Style Young Cancer Survivors

For the 18th consecutive year, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) teams up with Burlington Stores to raise critical funds for research and patient ...


Aug 28, 2019, 09:30 ET A $50 Million Initiative to Fuel the Next Generation of Cancer Research for Generations to Come

Blood Cancer Awareness Month in September provides an opportunity to remind the public about the urgent need to support research to find cures, and...


Aug 12, 2019, 16:10 ET 14 Patient Groups Oppose New Administration Rule on Public Charge

Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) finalized a new rule that will deter use of vital services for some immigrant populations. Fourteen...


Aug 07, 2019, 10:15 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Is Driving Progress To Ease The Pain Of High Cancer Care Costs For Patients

The cost of cancer care continues to rise at an alarming rate and is projected to reach $173 billion by 2020, a 39 percent increase from a decade ago....


Jul 11, 2019, 09:30 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research and The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group Join Forces to Advance Leading Edge Cancer Research in a $4.5 Million Collaboration

A three-way $4.5 million collaboration launched this month between The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research,...


Jul 10, 2019, 11:30 ET Philanthropic Competition Unleashes the Power of Turning Grief into Passion

They both live in the same city, Charlotte, NC, but their commonality is much more profound – he nearly lost his life to cancer, and she's made it...


Jun 19, 2019, 10:30 ET How One Family's Loss 70 Years Ago Inspires Students to Fight Cancer Today

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) was founded 70 years ago by parents who lost their 16-year-old son to leukemia. Today, 1,000s of passionate,...


May 22, 2019, 10:00 ET Families Fighting for Cancer Cures: Generation LLS

As an organization founded by a family for families, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is celebrating 70 years of impact on generations of...


May 17, 2019, 10:56 ET Krispy Krunchy® Joins The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year in the Fight to Cure Blood Cancers

Krispy Krunchy Chicken® just announced a collaboration with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Man & Woman of the Year campaign to help drive...


Mar 20, 2019, 11:30 ET Generations of Impact: Ensuring New & Better Cancer Treatments for Those to Come

Everyone loves a little friendly competition, especially if the reward is saving lives and keeping families together. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ...


Jan 15, 2019, 10:19 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Continues to Drive Progress to Cancer Cures

Groundbreaking advances that harness the body's immune system to attack cancer cells are set to continue, as well as significant focus on new...


Dec 04, 2018, 09:56 ET Burlington Stores Raises More Than $37 Million For The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Burlington Stores and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) joined forces for the 17th consecutive year to help save lives and bring smiles to those...


Nov 30, 2018, 10:50 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® Releases Results of its Precision Medicine Trial in Deadly Leukemia at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) continues to deliver on its promise to "Beat AML," the deadliest of the blood cancers, through its...


Nov 08, 2018, 10:01 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Fuels the Next Generation of Cancer Research Committing More Than $188 Million in Funding

Driving the dizzying pace of breakthroughs in blood cancer treatments, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today $42 million for 80 blood ...


Oct 29, 2018, 16:39 ET New Study Demonstrates Burdensome Cost Of Blood Cancer Care

The costs to treat a blood cancer are higher than costs for other cancers, and the costs incurred by a patient diagnosed with a blood cancer do not...


Oct 10, 2018, 10:18 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Receives Significant Gift to Support Promising Young Scientists

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) continues to lead cutting-edge research to advance treatments for myeloma and lymphoma. Adding to the momentum, ...


Sep 25, 2018, 12:00 ET Bringing Light To The Darkness Of Cancer: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Powerful Partners Are Saving Lives

As The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Light The Night fundraising campaign continues to beat growth records, leading national companies and...


Sep 12, 2018, 12:00 ET Burlington Stores and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Partner to Bring Smiles to Those Touched by Blood Cancers

For 16 years, Burlington Stores has partnered with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), funding research and lifesaving treatments. Together, they...


Aug 28, 2018, 08:15 ET Cancer Is Tough, But The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Is Tougher

Contributing to nearly every advance in blood cancer research and treatment in decades, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has invested more than...


Aug 07, 2018, 11:37 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) Renews Call for Strong Action to Ease the Soaring Cost of Cancer Care for Patients

As costs for cancer care skyrocket – projected to be $173 billion by 2020, a 39 percent increase from 2010 – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS)...


Aug 02, 2018, 16:54 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Greater Bay Area Chapter to Host World Class Sailing Event with Notable Speakers

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Greater Bay Area Chapter will host the Leukemia Cup Regatta on October 20 and 21 at the Corinthian Yacht Club ...


Jul 20, 2018, 13:43 ET FDA Approval Of New Precision Medicine Therapy For Deadly Blood Cancer

Progress in treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a blood cancer that takes more than 10,000 lives in the United States each year, took an important ...


Jul 10, 2018, 14:43 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Announces Board of Directors Appointments and New Chief Operating Officer

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today five new appointments to its board of directors, including four influential research...