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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.
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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 ...

New Therapies for Blood Cancers Emerging at Stunning Pace

White Plains, NY – December 15, 2015 – For the more than one million Americans living with or in remission from a blood cancer, there is more hope than ever for new treatments and even cures, not someday, but today. Clinical findings presented at the 57th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, in Orlando, December 5-8, made it increasingly clear that new discoveries in precision medicine and immu...

LLS Continues to Lead the Way to Cures and Access for Blood Cancer Patients

White Plains, NY – December 3, 2015 – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) further solidifies its leadership role in finding cures and ensuring access to treatments for patients with blood cancers, with the announcement of significant research advances and patient support programs: More than 100 LLS-funded researchers will share their findings at the 57th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Mee...

Two Myeloma Drugs Win Approval Building Hope for Blood Cancer Patients

White Plains, NY – November 23, 2015 – The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) applauds the FDA’s recent approval of two new drugs -- daratumumab and ixazomib -- to treat patients with relapsed multiple myeloma. These therapies are the latest in a growing arsenal to fight this blood cancer that impacts nearly 100,000 patients in the U.S.  Advances in treatments for many different types of blood cancers a...

Unitio and LLS Partner to Create Online Patient-Caregiver Community

November 2, 2015 – Unitio, Inc., a Boston-based nonprofit organization, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) today announced a partnership to develop an online patient community that will bring together those affected by blood cancers to share real world experiences and contribute to vital research. This partnership marks the first endeavor in cancer for Unitio, a-first-of-its-kind nonprofit designed to un...

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