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LLS Fuels Next Generation of Cancer Research Committing $188 Mill...

View full multimedia release here.  Rye Brook, NY (November 8, 2018) - Driving the dizzying pace of breakthroughs in blood cancer treatments, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today $42 million for 80 blood cancer research teams around the world. This latest infusion of funding by LLS, the world’s largest nonprofit devoted to curing blood cancers, brings the organization’s current com...

New Study Demonstrates Burdensome Cost of Blood Cancer Care

Rye Brook, NY (Oct. 29, 2018) – 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 return to pre-cancer levels, according to a Milliman study commissioned by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Released today, this study—The Cost Burden of Blood Cancer Care—offers new information on the cost of blood can...

LLS Receives Significant Gift to Support Promising Young Scienti...

(Rye Brook, NY, October 10, 2018) –The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) continues to lead cutting-edge research to advance treatments for myeloma and lymphoma. Adding to the momentum, the organization today announced a $1,175,000 commitment by the Schwartz Ward Family Foundation (SWFF) of Chicago to support two unique research initiatives including a novel therapy for a rare form of lymphoma and an innovative ...

Patient Groups File Amicus Brief Challenging Short-Term Health In...

RULE COULD RESULT IN COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE FOR PATIENTS BECOMING UNAFFORDABLE; LEAVE MANY UNCOVERED Patient groups representing millions of Americans with serious health conditions filed an amicus curiae (or friend-of-the-court) brief today in the U.S. District Court case, Association for Community Affiliated Plans v. United States, explaining the devastating impact patients could face under the fi...

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