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LLS Helps Patients and Caregivers Find Online Support and Health Information

- LLS Community grows to nearly 5,000 users in one year -
- New collaboration with Medivizor will provide patients and caregivers with personalized, accurate and easy-to-understand medical information - Rye Brook, N.Y. (June 15, 2017) – LLS Community, a free online network providing support and education to blood cancer patients and their caregivers, launched by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) i...

LLS Celebrates Random Acts of Light Day to Bring Light to the Darkness of Cancer

National Movement to Support Cancer Patients and Survivors Kicks off on June 13 View full multimedia release here. (Rye Brook, NY, June 8, 2017) – Renowned author and pop culture observer Scott Adams once said “there is no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is out to prove the benefit of everyday kindness, ...

SUBARU AND LLS SPREADING WARMTH TO CANCER PATIENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Rye Brook, NY (June 1, 2017) – For the second year in a row, Subaru of America and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will spread love, hope and warmth to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country. The 2016 Subaru Loves to Care initiative, a charitable arm of the Subaru Love Promise, allowed LLS and Subaru to reach 30,000 patients in more than 250 hospitals through 393 Subaru retai...

A New Generation of Givers

(Rye Brook, NY, May 30, 2017) – A new generation of teenage philanthropists, “Generation Z,” is redefining what giving looks like in today’s charity and community service environment. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is helping to foster these committed young philanthropists, many of whom have been touched directly by cancer, through its innovative new fundraising campaign - “Students of the Year....

LLS Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts to NIH

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) strongly opposes the proposed 2018 budget released by the Trump administration, as it would sharply cut programs and agencies critical to the health and safety of all Americans, including blood cancer patients. The proposal includes devastating cuts to scientific and medical research. The proposal includes a nearly $6 billion reducti...

UFCW Receives Elite Volunteer Award from LLS

(Rye Brook, NY, May 23, 2017) – The world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to finding cures for blood cancers, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), recently awarded its longstanding partner, The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) with the National Corporate Leadership Award at LLS’s Volunteer Leadership Conference awards dinner held in Washington, D.C., on May 2, 2017.   The U...

LLS Teams Up with SAGERSTRONG Foundation To Fight Blood Cancers

View full multimedia release here (Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017) – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and the SAGERSTRONG Foundation announced yesterday they are teaming up to raise funds to fight blood cancers, the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Louis J. DeGennaro, Ph.D., LLS president and CEO, and Stacy Sager, president of the SAGERSTRONG Foundation, jointly made the announc...

Precision Medicine and Immunotherapy Hold Promise, Cost of Care Growing Obstacle

View full multimedia release here. (Rye Brook, NY – May 3, 2017) – The nation’s leading experts on blood cancers and healthcare policy convened yesterday in Washington, D.C. to discuss the ever-increasing cost barriers that patients and their families face to access high-quality care, as well as discuss cutting-edge blood cancer research and treatments. The event was organized by The Leukemia & Lymp...

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