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Olympians Join LLS’s Iconic Team In Training Program

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and world record holder in Decathlon Ashton Eaton and 2016 Rio Olympic bronze medalist in Heptathlon Brianne Theisen-Eaton​ team up with LLS to fight cancer View full multimedia release here. RYE BROOK, N.Y. (April 11, 2017) – The world’s first and foremost sports endurance training program for charity, Team In Training, is teaming up with Olympic track and field st...

LLS Expands Innovative Therapy Acceleration Program with Novel Immunotherapy

Rye Brook, NY (April 5, 2017) - The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) continues to advance the promising field of immunotherapy research, harnessing the body’s own immune system to fight cancer, with a $4 million funding commitment in an investigational therapy being developed by Forty Seven Inc. for lymphoma patients. There are approximately 630,000 patients in the United States living with non-Hodgkin lymp...

Enhancing Myeloma Awareness in African American Communities

Washington, D.C. and Rye Brook, NY (March 23, 2017) –The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) together with the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) announce the launch of a church-based initiative addressing striking health disparities among African Americans with multiple myeloma. Black Americans have twice the incidence of multiple myeloma as white Americans, and recent studies show black Americans are signi...

LLS Celebrates 30th Anniversary Leukemia Ball

  March 22, 2017 (Rye Brook, NY) – As the world’s leading non-profit dedicated to fighting blood cancers, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has played a role in most therapies used today to treat blood cancer patients, some of which are even helping patients with other cancers and serious diseases. Such advances are possible due to LLS’s significant investment in cutting-edge research – more t...

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