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Dec 14, 2020, 08:30 ET Collaboration Driving Progress: LLS Forms Alliances with Leading Cancer Institutions and Foundations to Co-Fund nearly $17 million in New Research Grants

As the world confronts a viral pandemic not seen in the past 100 years, the reverberations are being felt across every sector, from healthcare to the ...


Nov 10, 2020, 09:00 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Announce Collaboration to Fight Pediatric Leukemia

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research (Rally) announced today that they are teaming up to fund a...


Nov 02, 2020, 09:00 ET The Hairy Cell Leukemia Foundation and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Join Forces to Find New Therapies for Patients with this Rare Blood Cancer

The Hairy Cell Leukemia Foundation (HCLF) and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today they are teaming up to support a research grants...


Oct 26, 2020, 12:01 ET Study in Nature Medicine Shows Superior Outcomes for Patients in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Paradigm-Shifting Beat AML Clinical Trial

Patients participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) groundbreaking precision medicine Beat AML Master Clinical Trial had superior...


Oct 01, 2020, 09:00 ET Amanda Yancey named Executive Director for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Georgia - South Carolina Region

Amanda Yancey has been named the executive director of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Georgia - South Carolina Region, as of September 1,...


Sep 24, 2020, 09:00 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Burlington Stores Celebrate 19 Years of Partnership in the Fight Against Blood Cancer

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest nonprofit dedicated to fighting blood cancer, and the national off-price retailer,...


Sep 09, 2020, 07:30 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Launches First Clinical Trial Specifically for Blood Cancer Patients with COVID-19

With studies showing between 30-60% of blood cancer patients at risk of death if infected with the COVID-19 virus compared to patients who are...


Sep 03, 2020, 09:55 ET PRA Health Sciences Joins The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Global Trial for Children with Acute Leukemia

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and PRA Health Sciences (NASDAQ: PRAH) announced today a partnership to launch a first-of-its-kind global...


Sep 01, 2020, 09:00 ET Blood Cancer Patients Need Support Now More Than Ever

Having blood cancer is tough. Having blood cancer now is even tougher. Blood Cancer Awareness Month in September provides an opportunity to remind...


Aug 13, 2020, 14:36 ET Communities Nationwide Remain Laser-Focused on Helping Cancer Patients Who Can't Wait For Pandemic to Go Away

Like many nonprofit organizations, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), a global leader in the fight against cancer, is not immune to the damaging...


Jul 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Celebrating Diversity Fueled High School Students to Break Fundraising Records for Cancer Cures

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are far reaching, and high school students are among those whose lives are being up-ended. Not only is this...


Jul 20, 2020, 09:00 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces Board of Directors Officer Appointments and Welcomes Four New Members

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today National Board Officer appointments and four new members to its National Board of Directors,...


Jul 01, 2020, 08:30 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research and The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group Partner to Award $6.75M in New Grants to Drive the Next Wave of Novel Cancer Therapies

Seeking to ignite the next major breakthroughs to treat blood cancers, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), The Mark Foundation, and The Paul G....


Jun 17, 2020, 08:30 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Today Announces a Collaboration with the National Cancer Institute and Children's Oncology Group on a Global Master Clinical Trial for Children with Acute Leukemia

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today a collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Children's Oncology Group...


Jun 04, 2020, 16:42 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Thanks Press On Fund for $100,000 Gift to Support Groundbreaking Pediatric Cancer Research

A global leader in the fight against cancer, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today a $100,000 donation by the Press On Fund to...


May 14, 2020, 15:44 ET Thousands Across The Nation To Step Up To Take Cancer Down

In a world of uncertainty, one thing is for sure — cancer doesn't stop during a global crisis. On Saturday, June 13, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society...


Apr 01, 2020, 16:23 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society And Partners Commit $4.5 Million For Blood Cancer Patients Impacted By COVID-19

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), a global leader in the fight against cancer, along with valued partners, ...


Mar 02, 2020, 09:00 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Announces New Chief Operating Officer, Chief Marketing Officer and General Counsel

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today three new appointments to its leadership team, Troy Dunmire, EVP, chief operating officer, Lynn ...


Feb 25, 2020, 09:00 ET Short-Term Health Plans Leave Patients Vulnerable to Major Medical Bills, According to New Research from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) released today new research which shows the significant financial costs facing consumers treated for five...


Jan 21, 2020, 09:30 ET Climb - Conquer - Cure - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's BIG CLIMB Reaches New Heights Nationwide

What do the Columbia Center in Seattle, Capella Tower in Minneapolis and Salesforce Tower in San Francisco have in common? They are all iconic...


Jan 07, 2020, 09:00 ET Burlington Stores Raises More Than $5.8 Million For The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society This Year

Burlington Stores and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) teamed up for the 18th consecutive year to raise critical funds for cancer research and...


Jan 03, 2020, 14:40 ET 24 Patient Groups Endorse Expedited Supreme Court Review of Affordable Care Act Case

Twenty-four organizations representing millions of patients strongly support the petitions filed today by state attorneys general and by the U.S....


Dec 19, 2019, 14:24 ET 28 Patient Groups Disappointed in 5th Circuit Court Ruling in Texas v. U.S.

Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued their ruling in Texas v. United States, striking down the Affordable Care Act's...


Jul 27, 2010, 09:00 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® and Shape Pharmaceuticals Partner to Advance Clinical Development of Novel, Topical Therapy for Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and Shape Pharmaceuticals announced today that they have entered into a partnership to advance Shape's novel,...


Feb 02, 2010, 10:25 ET The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Increases Critical Benefit for Myeloma Patients

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is pleased to announce that, effective Feb. 1, 2010, patients with myeloma and waldenstrom macroglobulinemia...