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New Research: Volunteering Not Only Feels Good, It’s Good for Your Relationships, Your Career and Your Physical Fitness

White Plains, NY, January 12, 2016 – As millions of Americans come together on January 18 for a day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a new survey by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Giving and Getting Back: Volunteering in America, shows that whether contributing to your community or supporting a cause, volunteering can provide bonus benefits that can last a lifetime.

LLS Celebrates the Joy of Cancer Patients “Coming Home”

White Plains, NY, Jan 11, 2016 -- As the leading global health organization dedicated to finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for blood cancer patients, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is launching a new public service announcement (PSA) celebrating the thousands of blood cancer patients who are now able to come home. Building on LLS’s Someday is Today brand platform, the segment features in...

EHE International Showcases LLS

New York, Jan. 4, 2016 – EHE International will ring in the new year supporting blood cancer awareness, featuring The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) in a window display at 10 Rockefeller Center, in New York City, throughout January. Photos featuring eight blood cancer survivors, including adults, children and their families, are displayed with facts about LLS’s impact in funding research to advance lifes...

Burlington Stores & LLS Raise More Than $25 Million for Blood Cancer Research

Burlington’s 2015 campaign raised more than $3 million for life-saving research White Plains, NY (December 17, 2015) – Burlington Stores and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night® campaign were pleased to partner for the 14th consecutive year this past fall, to shine a light on the urgent need for funding to help support blood cancer research and advance new treatments for cures. From ...


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Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D.
President and CEO

More than 25 years of research and drug development, and recognized as the key architect of LLS's cures and access agenda.

Lee Greenberger, Ph.D.,
Chief Scientific Officer

Over 25 years of experience in discovery and development of Oncology drugs. Leads planning and strategy for LLS research programs.

Andrew S. Coccari, Jr.,
EVP, Chief Product Officer

With more than 20 years of leadership in product development, marketing and sales experience in both consumer and wholesale industry spaces, Coccari is responsible for conception, development and implementation of all LLS fundraising campaigns.

Beatrice Abetti, LCSW, Director of Information Resource Center

Clinical social worker and leader of LLS’s Information Resource Center, providing highly specialized blood cancer information, education and support for patients and their families.

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