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Aptose Biosciences Joins The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Groundbreaking Beat AML Research Initiative With Oregon Health & Science University

Contact: Andrea Greif, Senior Director of Communications 
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
914-821-8958 SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA and TORONTO, CANADA; PORTLAND, OREGON; WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK - September 29, 2014 - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (TSX: APS), a clinical-stage company developing new therapeutics and molecular diagnostics that target the underlying mechan...

Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D., Named President and Chief Executive Officer of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Contact: Andrea Greif
(914) 821-8958 White Plains, NY (September 9, 2014) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today that Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D., has been appointed as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. "Dr. DeGennaro has tirelessly dedicated himself for almost a decade of service to the LLS mission and to the patients whom w...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Provides Equity Financing to OncoPep to Support Clinical Trial for Myeloma Vaccine

Contact: Andrea Greif
(914) 821-8958 White Plains, NY (Aug. 28, 2014) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and OncoPep have entered a partnership to advance an experimental cancer vaccine to treat patients with smoldering multiple myeloma (SMM), an asymptomatic stage of myeloma. The partnership is through LLS's Therapy Acceleration Program® (TAP), through which LL...

Five Things You Need To Know About Blood Cancers And One Thing You Can Do

Contact: Marcie Klein
(914) 821-8205 White Plains, NY (August 27, 2014) - Every three minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed.  More than 1.1 million Americans are living with, or in remission from, these diseases. Certain forms of these diseases are the most common types of cancer in children and adolescents younger than 20 years. Almost 150,000 Americans will be dia...


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